Matt began working in the construction field in Houston, Texas at a young age, all the way through college. In 1998, Matt completed his Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M in Information and Operations Management, moving to Dallas following graduation, and eventually to Oklahoma to work for Devon Energy. After 15 years in software management, he returned to his roots of commercial and residential construction in 2014, establishing ScissorTail Roofing & Construction. Matt carries his commercial endorsement for ScissorTail as well as being Fortified Certified. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Builders Association of South Central Oklahoma and now the Oklahoma Roofing Contractors Association.
Matt and his wife Kristi have been married since 2010 and have two sons, Mason and Brady. The family attends Alameda Church of Christ and spends their free time cheering their boys on in baseball and soccer games.