Former co-founder of The Idea; currently singer songwriter for The Humble 5 and The Dirty Rotten Sinners, both Christian Alternative bands. Influences are The Beatles, Elvis Costello, early Who, XTC, Aaron Sprinkle, Matthew Sweet, The Posies, Badfinger, Big Star, Phil Keaggy and Michael Penn. But the greatest thing in Matt's life is his wife Janine, and his beautiful children Justin, Jordan and Zoe. Zoe is known as Matt's "Beautiful Handful". Jordan is "Everybody's Buddy", and Justin blows Matt away because he's funny, caring and ridiculously intelligent. Matt does his best to praise and exalt God every day for the blessings He has given him, learning how to kneel to stand tall. Currently Matt is the drummer for McGregor Baptist Church's orchestra in Ft. Myers which he is thankful for the opportunity to serve.