Matt graduated from Stockbridge Valley Central School in upstate New York and then, following in his father’s footsteps, served in the United States Air Force. While on active duty, Matt worked as a Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Specialist where he worked on F-16 Fighting Falcons and served on the Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard performing ceremonial and color guard duties at numerous functions. After leaving the military, Matt earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the American Intercontinental University, graduating magna cum laude in 2006. While working towards his Bachelors and his law degree, Matt worked in numerous areas including, construction, retail, management, and security. He eventually entered the field of genetic research at Lexicon Genetics (now Lexicon Pharmaceuticals) and worked at the Texas A&M Institute for Genomic Medicine during law school before starting his career in legal practice here at Oberti Sullivan LLP.