Matt is a Montana native, born and raised in Billings, Montana, where he currently resides. He is a graduate of Billings Central Catholic High School and earned a degree in International Relations and Business Administration from Carroll College in Helena, Montana. Matt was also an exchange student to Kumamoto, Japan and is fluent in conversational Japanese. He has been providing employers with employee benefit solutions since 2005. Previous to PayneWest Insurance, Matt was an English teacher in Kumamoto, Japan, and has owned and operated several businesses in Billings.