A strategic leader with extensive experience in high-level negotiation and policy development, Matt Gillard is dedicated to supporting the implementation of relevant and innovative public policy. As former State Representative for the 106th District, Matt served six years in the Michigan House of Representatives, concluding his service in 2008 due to term limits. Formerly an attorney from Alpena, Matt graduated from Albion College with a B.A. in Political Science, from Wayne State University Law School, and is a member of the Michigan State Bar. Matt also built a successful advocacy and consulting business, providing guidance to various organizations, constituencies, and decision-makers relative to education policy issues. Matt joined Michigan’s Children in 2014 as President and CEO. In this role, Matt oversees all of Michigan’s Children’s programs and operations.
He lives in Okemos with his wife, Jessica, and their four children Gracie, Joel, Gus, and Pearl.
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