Matt Bender + Managing Director, Southwest Region

As Managing Director of Riveron Consulting, Matt Bender is responsible for market strategy, practice development, engagement delivery, and client loyalty in the firm’s Southwest Region.  Matt has more than twenty years of experience in strategic growth, client service, community service, and relationship development with a special emphasis in the accounting, finance, and technology industries. He is passionate about serving organizations, industries, and teams that can benefit from knowing Riveron’s people and expertise.

Prior to joining Riveron, Matt’s business development and client service experience included serving clients at RSM McGladrey, Inc. as Managing Business Development Director. In addition, Matt served as Corporate Account Executive & Global Partner Account Manager at Microsoft Corporation as well as a Business Development Manager for KPMG after starting his career as a commercial banker in the Southeast.

Matt is a native of Tennessee, but has lived in Dallas since 1996. He earned his bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University in 1994.

He serves on the Museum Council for the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and has contributed in numerous leadership and service capacities throughout his career. Matt is a 2011 graduate of Leadership Dallas. He formerly served as the board chairman for Young Life in North Texas, which primarily exists to support youth outreach in urban areas of the region, and he was a Planning Committee member for the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors. In his business roles, he has also served with Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, and Entrepreneurs Foundation of North Texas.

Matt is an avid fly-fisherman, cyclist, and musician. He and his wife, Beth, live in Dallas with their two sons.

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