Hailing from Lake Worth, Florida, Matt completed undergraduate studies in Organic Chemistry at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and graduate studies in Chemical Engineering at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. His first industrial experience was with Reichhold Chemical in Research Triangle Park, NC, working in the unsaturated and saturated polyester resins where he focused on adhesive and coating raw materials. For eight years, he worked for Piedmont Chemical in High Point, North Carolina as a product development specialist, focusing on UV and thermoset raw materials. In October of 2014, Matt joined Myriant Corporation as the U.S. Account Manager where he focuses on new product and business development of derivatives of bio-based succinic acid.
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