Matt redefines passionate. When he gets behind a cause, nothing stands in his way. His ability to siphon diverse points of view and distill them into one simple—and potent—idea is remarkable. During his 35 years in marketing, Matt has won literally every award out there while at some of the worlds top agencies, which include Chiat/Day, Ammirati & Puris, Hill Holiday and Arnold Worldwide. He started SmithGifford over 14 years ago and has never looked back. Matt is on many boards, has been voted “Pillar Of The Community” and takes tremendous pride in SmithGifford being named one of the top 10 places to work in DC.