Matt is the long-time CEO of Solid Earth, Inc., a pioneer in real estate tech. Matt started in real estate as a commercial appraiser specializing in income and development properties in North Alabama. In 1995 he and a partner demonstrated one of the first purely Internet MLS platforms in the country. During his two decades in the industry Matt has spoken to thousands of realtors all across the country about tech and marketing through a series called PowerTools. Today Solid Earth powers the official consumer websites in San Diego, Dallas, Indianapolis, Vermont, New Hampshire and a dozen other cities covering almost one in ten realtors.
When Matt is not shepherding the team at Solid Earth, he is also a partner in a family real estate investment company, Managing partner of a craft beer and wine business and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of a non-profit ministry focused on eradicating pockets of poverty in his hometown. Matt has been married for 30 years -to the same person- and has two adult daughters.