Matthew Scelza has more than 20 years of nonprofit leadership and fundraising experience. He has created and led new and established Development Departments and has demonstrated success in all forms of nonprofit fundraising, including major gifts, grant writing, and special events programs. In his career, Scelza has raised more than $30 million for various charities. He began his career as a teacher and served as National Director for two U.S. Department of Education projects. Scelza earned a M.A. and a B.A., phi beta kappa, from Stanford University.