Matthew Brackney is 22 years old and currently a senior in IUPUI’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He was born and raised in a small town in Southern Indiana named Hardinsburg. Matthew is the youngest of five children (3 brothers and a sister). He played multiple sports in high school, but mainly focused on football and track & field. Matthew enjoys any type of extreme sport, but mainly snowboarding, dirt biking, and wake boarding. He’s had a handful of jobs since high school, but spent much of his time promoting and managing events at Howl at the Moon, until landing at Thomas Caterers of Distinction. Matthew worked at Thomas Caterers since March of last year and was recently promoted to Executive Assistant in December. He plans to graduate from the SPEA school in December of 2017 with a degree in business management and a minor in marketing. With the hope to work in the public sector, until eventually being able to create and open my own business.