Matt earned a B.S. in Forest Resource Management from Clemson University in 2013 where he also received a minor in Business Administration.  Matt is also a graduate of Horry-Georgetown Technical College where he acquired an A.S. in Forest Resources with an emphasis on Wildlife Management in 2010.  Matt began his career at Wise Batten Company and American Forest Management where he assisted both private and industrial forest landowners.  In 2018, Matt joined the Milliken Forestry Company and Rural Land Investments teams where he continues to provide forestry and real estate services in South Carolina.

He has over 8 years of experience in forest management.  His forestry skills include timber appraisals, harvest budgeting, and planning, forest inventory, data collection and management, wildlife habitat improvement as well as marketing timber and reforestation. Matt manages approximately 12,000 acres of forest land located throughout South Carolina’s Lowcountry.  He also serves as the manager of Milliken Forestry Company’s Beaufort, SC office.

Matt is a Registered Forester in South Carolina and Georgia, is certified by the Society of American Foresters, a Certified Prescribed Fire Manager as well as a licensed Real Estate Agent in South Carolina.