Chief Executive Officer
Matthew is a former teacher who focuses on overseeing the continued success of Guardian. His passions have always been teaching and travel and Guardian is the way that his interests can intersect. Having taught and traveled around the world with his ensembles, he has seen the great aspects of group travel and has also seen needs for improvement.
Matthew's favorite international group destinations are Iceland and Thailand. His favorite domestic destinations are New Orleans and Orlando. He has received numerous awards for teaching and sponsoring extracurricular ensembles. He has held numerous chair positions within his professional organizations and is a clinician for choral programs around the Midwest.
He is also a hot dog eating champion.