Prior to starting his own firm, Matt led Whole Foods Market’s dairy and beverage businesses and supported the purchasing evolution for the non-perishable product teams. As a 2016 Global Support All Star award recipient from Whole Foods Market, Matt was recognized as being a dynamic leader for the company.
In 2020, Matt founded Summit Partners, a management services agency, focused on bringing organic, sustainable products to market. Summit Partners is based in Colorado and employs a team of dedicated contractors nationwide. The Summit team also works in consulting capacity to assist emerging brands and their various needs.
Industry wide Matt has also held leadership positions in product development, trade management and team building for both small and large portfolio brands. He’s worked alongside industry leaders to define standards for domestic fair trade ingredients, compostable packaging initiatives, sustainable sourcing palm oil and grass fed dairy inputs. As a merchant leader and business owner he’s utilized his influence to help guide brands towards developing sustainable practices which in turn have influenced a number of market trends over the years.