Navy SEAL Veteran
Matt is Director of Sale and Marketing at Tampnet and former Executive Director of NextOp, Inc.
Matt enlisted in the US Navy at the age of seventeen where he served for over twenty-five years as a Navy SEAL. He was assigned to operational units based in Europe, Middle East, South America and in Virginia, including a tier one Naval Special Warfare unit focused on counter-terrorism and counter-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
After five combat deployments to Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, Matt selected orders to Naval Recruiting Command Millington, Tennessee where he was program manager in charge of all SEAL/SWCC recruiting for the US Navy. In August 2011 he transferred to Naval Special Warfare UNIT Four as the Command Master Chief combating Trans National Organized Crime in Central, South America and the Caribbean. His military decorations include three Bronze Stars with Valor, two Meritorious Service Medals, Joint Service Commendation Medal, three Navy Commendation Medals, multiple Combat Action Ribbons, and numerous other medals and honors.
Matt completed his undergraduate studies while serving out his last few years on active duty receiving a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in management graduating Magna Cum Laude from Saint Leo University.