President and Chief Executive Officer
Matt joined ThompsonBaker in 1998 and is the second generation of his family in the insurance agency business. He began in the firm’s Personal Lines department and moved into the Commercial Lines department in 2000. He became Partner in the firm in 2002 and assumed the role of President in 2009. In addition to leading ThompsonBaker, he continues to work with major Commercial clients in the areas of Manufacturing, Education, Healthcare, Trade Contracting, and Public Entities.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the Citadel and holds a 2-20 Property and Casualty license from the State of Florida. Additionally, he has earned the designations of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Insurance Services (AIS).
Matt is very active in the community, having served on numerous local boards including Rotary Club of St. Augustine (past President), Flagler Hospital, St. Augustine Historical Society, Ameris Bank Community Board, St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, and City of St. Augustine Planning and Zoning Board (past Chairman). Currently he has been named Chairman of the Flagler Hospital Board of Trustees. He resides in St. Augustine Beach with his wife and two children.