Matt Tanner | City Impact Manager

Office: Miami, Florida

Hometown:

Born and raised in Richmond, VA, but have lived in Miami for eight years now.

School:

University of Miami (undergrad) and University of Maryland-Baltimore (grad)

Proudest moment in my career:

Completion of a collaborative basketball court project in my community during my second year as a Peace Corps Volunteer

Job prior to The Mission Continues:

College-Wide Director of Workforce Readiness at Miami Dade College

Favorite winter activity:

What’s winter again? In Miami, it’s going to the beach and sleeping in a hammock 😉

Book on my nightstand:

Anything by Margaret Atwood

Favorite movie:

“Rudy”

Hidden gem in current city:

Little Haiti

Favorite sports team:

Miami Hurricanes

Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:

The pride of working to serve the men and women who have so valiantly served us all.

Exciting project currently in works (personal or professional):

Building strong, sustainable partnerships in South Florida, Orlando and Tampa.

Song that describes me:

Smooth Operator (Sade)

Item on my bucket list:

become scuba certified

Who would I dine with (dead or alive):

Nelson Mandela, Ray Lewis, Jane Addams and JFK.