Business Man 

BusinessmanMatt graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from The University of Nevada - Las Vegas.  While in school, Matt completed an internship with Northwestern Mutual Life, which helped pave the way to a successful career.  Matt is a licensed insurance professional with experience in commercial and personal lines.  Matt worked for Cragin & Pike Insurance for close to a decade as a Commercial P&C Insurance Broker, before starting with Insurance Office of America (IOA) in 2019.  His focus is on commercial insurance/risk management in the Construction, Hospitality, Technology, Non-profit and emerging cannabis insustries. Matt assists clients to become more profitable by lowering their total cost of risk

Prior to working as a Commercial P&C Broker, Matt had a successful career at AAA Nevada as an Area Business Manager, ensuring the growth and profitabilty of AAA products and services in Nevada.  His efforts didn't go unnoticed, Matt was a 3-Time President's Circle Award winner as a Top 3 manager with AAA. During his time at AAA, Matt used this opportuinty as a way to stimulate volunteer efforts at the company and was named the AAA Volunteer of the Year.

 Business Organizations that Matt currently belongs to and actively participates in Southern Nevada:

  • Las Vegas Natural History Museum, Past Board Chair
  • Rebel Business Network, Past Chair and Co-Founder
  • Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Past Business Council Member
  • Downtown Las Vegas Alliance, Past Executive Committee and Membership Chair
  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce, IMPAC Committee Member and Past Chair


  • Recipient of 2012 Las Vegas Business Press "Rising Stars" award based on career achievements, philanthropic efforts and community involvement
  • Graduate of Leadership Las Vegas 2011 through the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Program 
  • AAA Volunteer of the Year (2005)
  • 3-Time President's Circle Award as Top 3 manager with AAA (2005, 2006, 2008)
  • Achievement in Service Award with the UNLV Alumni Association (2015)