As Program Manager of the Manufacturing Initiative at FORGE, Matt helps connect startups and manufacturers throughout northeast Massachusetts as part of a grant with area workforce boards and the City of Somerville. Matt schedules office hours and lunch & learns with manufacturers, maintains a database of local manufacturers interested in working with startups and creates tools to help streamline startup product development processes. Matt is available for any manufacturing related questions you might have.
Prior to working with FORGE, Matt graduated from Endicott College with a major in Entrepreneurship. He facilitated Endicott’s business accelerator program, FUEL (Future Unique Entrepreneurial Leaders). Through hosting networking events and enacting their marketing plan, Matt grew the program from 10 active members to 30 and increased FUEL’s number of businesses served by 600% in one year.
He is passionate about working with startups and is proud to add value to the entrepreneurial culture of Boston and the Northeast.