Matt first joined PayneWest in 2018 after spending the prior four years working in the insurance industry. Matt really enjoys getting to know his clients and helping them protect what is important to them. He does not just issue an insurance policy; he really does care about his clients and makes sure they understand their limits and coverages. Matt is a licensed professional in personal auto, home, umbrella and life insurance.Matt is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he received an honorable discharge in 2000 after serving four years. After the Marines, Matt received a college degree in computer programming. Raised in Idaho Falls, he later moved to Bend, Oregon. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Gretchen, and their three young children, Carsen, Cooper and Quinnly. Matt also loves the Boston Celtics and watches every game with his other loves, Ellie and Zippy, his dachshunds.