Matt works in the pricing group in Corning Incorporated’s Environmental Technologies business. He studied English Literature at Colgate University and has an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. For most of his adult life, Matt has enjoyed working at the intersection of strategy, education, and administration. After serving as the VP of Colgate’s student government, he worked in antitrust at the US Department of Justice and in fundraising at Harvard. Matt and his wife Catherine have two children who attend IMS. He is eager to give back to the community that has given his family so much.
Heather is the lead guide in the Willow Room. Heather, a native of Buffalo NY, came to Ithaca after graduating from SUNY Cortland with a B.A. in History. Heather has been caring for children in centers, home based care and preschool for 19 years. Heather received her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential in 2006 and is now a fully certified Montessori Infant and Toddler teacher. She lives with her husband Josh, two daughters, Sydnie and Reese, and a goofy Golden Retriever Codder.