Education: Matthew earned a CIC Designation from the National Alliance and a BS in International Business from Samford University.
Professional Life: Matthew was a Territory Manager for FCC Equipment Financing until they were acquired by Caterpillar Financial Corporation and continued to serve in this role for Caterpillar Financial. Matthew worked with construction clients thought the Southeast finding solutions to clients various equipment financing needs. This included structuring various financing options that strategically assisted contractors in managing cash flow and assisted in the growth of their businesses. In 2008 he Joined Byars | Wright Insurance Agency to assist in the expansion of their agency into new markets in the Southeast. Matthew spent 12 years as an independent agent and risk management consultant specializing in construction, manufacturing, non-profits, trucking, distribution and various other markets. Matthew went to work for a long time client in 2019, Morris Shea Bridge Company (international deep foundation contractor), where he was an on-site project manager before joining Fairway Risk Solutions, LLC in December of 2020 to continue his work and focus on consulting clients in finding risk management and insurance solutions for the construction, manufacturing, non-profit, distribution and other various markets / clients
Personal Life: Matthew is the father of 3 children and resides in Vestavia Hills, AL where he is active in coaching youth sports, and involved with numerous non-profit organizations.