A JD/MBA graduate of the Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern Law School, Matthew served on the Kellogg Admissions Committee and was later an alumni admissions interviewer for MBA and JD/MBA applicants. He has helped candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds achieve success gaining admission to top-tier MBA programs (including Stanford, HBS, Wharton, Kellogg, Booth, Columbia, Tuck, and MIT Sloan), EMBA, JD (including Harvard, Chicago, Northwestern, UPenn, and UCLA), JD/MBA, part-time MBA, and MBA/MPP and MPP/MPA programs. Matthew has held management positions in strategy, finance, and operations at HP and Salesforce.com. Matthew has extensive experience in management consulting, most recently with the Sharma Strategy Group, with particular expertise in strategy, innovation, and driving transformation in the consumer/retail, technology, and health-care industries. In addition, he has extensive global experience, having lived/worked throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Matthew previously served as a principal at the Boston Consulting Group (Boston, Melbourne, and Dallas offices) where he played a key role in BCG’s extensive support for business school applicants targeting top-tier MBA programs. Formerly a captain, combat engineer and paratrooper in the U.S. Army, Matthew earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and international relations from the U.S. Military Academy.