Matt is a Partner in the Chicago office. He is a well-known speaker, author and innovator in the retirement plan industry with more than 28 years of experience. Matt specializes in simplifying complex retirement plan issues for his clients by utilizing his deep experience and expertise to drive better outcomes for participants and reduced liability for plan sponsors. His areas of expertise include strategic plan design, fiduciary best practices, employee financial wellness, stable value investments, fee analysis and negotiation and multinational savings plans.
Prior to joining Cerity Partners, he founded Blue Prairie Group, a leading ERISA-focused RIA firm serving hundreds of corporate, not-for-profit and government clients throughout the country.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.
He is the author of the award-winning book, Smart Choices: Selecting and Administering a Safe 401(k) Plan. Written for plan sponsors and advisors in the field, Smart Choices remains a classic guidebook for navigating the confusing world of retirement plan choices.