As a Principal at the Lovins Group, Matt works with some of the most prominent families in the world as they seek to realize the full promise of intergenerational wealth in their individual and collective lives.

His work is grounded in applied theory, proven models, and innovative approaches all designed to effect rapid and sustained cultural change. Matt helps families break through the assumptions that bind individual and group effectiveness and works with families to design and implement approaches that enhance family dynamics, decision-making, learning, and performance. His goal is to empower individuals and families by developing the capacities and capabilities they need to address today’s problems and meet the challenge of tomorrow.

“The future is already here, it is just not evenly distributed.” ~William Gibson

Matt is an internationally recognized practitioner, thought leader, and speaker on the issues facing financially successful families. With a career that spans 34 years as an estate planning attorney, family advisor, facilitator, and consultant, he helps families address the complex issues of family enterprises, legacy wealth, and collective philanthropy.

Matt holds a JD from Stanford University and M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary. He lives on an island near Seattle with his wife, Marcia. They have two grown children and three grandchildren. He is an avid reader and hiker. Other interests include film, poetry, cooking, and meditation.