Matt has over 25 years’ experience in the small business world. Starting off in the paving industry with E.J Breneman, Inc. Matt sold an innovative road recycling system. After the birth of his first son, Matt moved into an outside sales role with Stephenson Equipment, Inc. selling cranes and other construction related equipment. Matt was promoted to management and became part owner. Sixteen years later, the lure of Charleston called, taking a position as Division Manager with Flint Equipment, a John Deere construction equipment dealer. Now with VR, Matt takes great satisfaction by being the conduit for people looking to exit from their successful business and making connections to people wanting to take ownership of something for themselves. Matt is a member of MENSA, attended West Virginia University and holds numerous certificates in small business management. Matt and Kelly have been married for 25 years and have three sons. Reach Matt at

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