Matt joined Hancock Natural Resource Group in June, 2015 as the General Manager – Southern Division in HFM. On July 2, 2016, Matt was promoted to President of HFM. Matt’s responsibilities include leading a team of professionals to deliver maximum returns on HTRG client’s properties. Matt has been in the forest industry for 24 years with progressive increases in responsibilities in timber management with PCA, Georgia-Pacific, The Timber Company, Plum Creek and Soterra LLC. After two years with Soterra, Matt was promoted to VP of Operations and later President, where he developed multiple revenue streams such as a consulting group, retail pine straw business, a wetlands mitigation bank and wildlife outfitting. Matt is very passionate about developing people and building a team inspired to work together. Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Forest Resource Management from the University of Florida.