Matt Sargent, CPA
Prior to joining Midwest Growth Partners in 2017, Matt was a member of LWBJ’s (a regional CPA, business advisory and merger and acquisition firm) business and M&A advisory business, where he worked as a CPA. At LWBJ, he specialized in financial diligence, sell side representation, capital raise, business liquidation, outsourced controller and SEC reporting services.
Matt is a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and received his B.A. in accounting, with a minor in finance, from the University of Northern Iowa where he was also a multi-year letter-winner on the golf team. During his time at UNI, he interned at John Deere and Cargill before joining McGladrey (now RSM) after graduation as an assurance associate in both its Dubuque, Iowa and Kansas City, Missouri offices. In 2019, Matt was nominated and accepted to the West Des Moines Leadership Academy (WDMLA), a nine-month program focused on honing skills to better lead oneself, others and community.
Matt is a member of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Away from MGP, you can find Matt on the golf course, running or cycling around the Des Moines area or spending time with friends and family. He is also an active member of Rotary Club of Des Moines and Lutheran Church of Hope.