"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals."
— Henry David Thoreau

About Matthew

Matthew helps clients think through, better understand and then take action on their most important strategy, organizational change, and brand challenges. His art and design background, combined with hands-on business experience, allows him to bring a unique balance of creative design thinking and strategic rigor to each of his client engagements. He is a skilled facilitator and problem solver with an impressive ability to start the conversations that need to be had inside organizations, and among organizational leaders—the kind of conversations that lead to valuable insights, bold thinking and needed results.

Matthew has spent 15 years leading marketing and strategy initiatives for organizations of all sizes from large companies to small, entrepreneurial ventures. Before joining Coraggio, he was a leader of the marketing group at a Seattle-based global design firm. He is certified in the Prosci® Change Management methodology, and has completed training in Public Interest Design through the Social, Economic, and Environmental Design (SEED) Network.

Matthew is a dedicated painter and exhibits regularly in the Pacific Northwest.


Articles by Matthew

Creative Confidence: Book Review

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Flat Waters Run Deep

The Platte River in my home state of Nebraska has famously been described as “... Read More

Better Enough: Design Thinking in Three Easy Questions

Squeezable ketchup bottles—there was a time when we didn’t have them. A dark... Read More