Expertise:

Matt is the founder & CEO of 2 Bentonville, Arkansas based companies:

Supplier Community; a gathering place and a resource center for retailers and their suppliers.

Store of the Community; a shopper marketing agency that helps Walmart suppliers grow their business ... one store at a time.

Matt is a serial entrepreneur, demonstrating over a 20+ year career an ability to leverage talent and technology to fill service gaps in the worldwide marketplace. He has achieved rapid results in fast-paced, changing, and challenging start-up environments.

Matt began his 13 year career with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, where he served in a variety of key leadership roles in the areas of Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, and International Mergers & Acquisitions while working in the U.S. and throughout Asia.

Since 2004, Matt has founded multiple successful companies in the Northwest Arkansas region, including:

  • Store of the Community - Founded in 2005
  • 8th & Walton - Founded in 2006 (SOLD)
  • Zapiddy - Founded in 2009 (SOLD)
  • High Impact Analytics - Founded in 2010 (SOLD)
  • Supplier Community - Founded in 2016

Matt is an advisor to numerous companies and regularly collaborates with entrepreneurs from a variety of industries.

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