An Outstanding Candidate
I endorse Matt Gordon for the Madison Board of Finance without reservation. His remarkable background and extensive experience in various leadership roles make him an outstanding candidate.
Matt's dedication to community involvement, demonstrated by his membership in the Charter Review Commission, the Strategic Plan Advisory Committee, the American Legion, and the Jaycees, underscores his commitment to serving Madison effectively.
His professional experience as the executive director of business operations at Yale New Haven Hospital, overseeing a budget exceeding $500 million and managing 150 clinicians, exemplifies his strong financial acumen and leadership skills. Matt's ability to navigate complex financial challenges, such as securing approvals for vital initiatives and orchestrating expense reductions, showcases his capacity to make sound financial decisions.
Furthermore, his role as an entrepreneur in residence at Yale University Yale Ventures and his experience consulting business owners through his own small business illustrate his entrepreneurial spirit and ability to drive innovation.
Matt's four years of service as a U.S. Army Combat Medic in the 82nd Airborne Division demonstrates his commitment to public service and leadership under demanding conditions.
In summary, Matt Gordon's combination of community involvement, extensive healthcare administration experience, financial acumen, entrepreneurship, and military service make him an ideal candidate for the Madison Board of Finance. He possesses the qualities necessary to make informed decisions, manage budgets effectively, and serve the community with dedication. I wholeheartedly endorse his candidacy.