Matt is the Chief Administrative Officer at Smith And Associates. He leads Smith’s administrative functions worldwide, overseeing their legal, accounting, human resources, and IT departments. Matt joined Smith as General Counsel in 1998 and served as Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2014. Before his time with Smith, he was a commercial litigator with the firm of Hirsch & Westheimer. He received his BA from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, and his JD from the University of Houston. Matt is also on the board of directors of Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. in Houston.