Vice President of Regional Operations, Olathe
Matt was born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota. He graduated from Concordia College (in Moorhead, MN) with a Bachelor of Science degree in pre-medicine with minors in chemistry and visual arts. After graduation, he broadened his education by attending North Dakota State University, studying architecture. He is a second generation sign professional and has spent his entire adult career in the sign manufacturing business. He started in 1983 at Cook Sign Company, beginning in a janitorial position and working his way up through various positions with Cook Sign, finishing as President of the company. He was hired by Luminous Neon in May 2009 as Vice President of Manufacturing, Service & Installation having responsibility for statewide operations of the company.
In January of 2012 Matt was named Vice President of Regional Operations and now focuses his attention on the growth and development of the Olathe, Lawrence & Topeka offices. His office is in the Olathe facility, but he is seen frequently in all 3 of the company’s northeast Kansas locations. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, volunteering, listening to music, drawing/sculpting and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.