Matt is the Regional Director of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Providence Health Care and has over 20 years of healthcare and aerospace experience. Providence Health Care includes four hospitals, a skilled nursing facility, home health care and other programs that work together to offer patients a full spectrum of care. Prior to Providence Health Care, Matt was the Director of Northwest MedStar, an accredited critical care transport service with over 168 employees with six base locations covering Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon. Prior to Northwest MedStar, he served with the United States Air Force at Fairchild Air Force Base as a medical officer and Biomedical Sciences Corps executive, overseeing a medical group dedicated to the medical needs of more than 11,000 military service members, retirees and their families. He is a graduate of Washington State University with a master’s in exercise science and holds a bachelor’s degree in biology/pre-medical from the U.S. Air Force Academy. Matt has a passion for health sciences workforce development and is actively involved in a number of local secondary & higher education STEM advisory panels/committees.
Get involved, make a difference
Calling all types of business people – we have opportunities for you!
First, you can visit the site Access2Experience, register as a business, and help “bridge the gap between industry and education.”
Or, influence the careers of the future and how students are educated in our region by participating in a Spokane Valley Career and Technical Education Advisory Council Committee. Your input is valuable and you might be surprised how much you can help with a minimal time commitment.
Most committees meet quarterly and the meetings are held at various locations. It is an opportunity to meet other business folks in your industry while finding out what is being taught in our schools.
Contact us to express interest and to join a committee.