Matt grew up on ranches in the Rocky Mountains. Attending California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo he studied Animal Science, earning an MBA in Agricultural Business. After college he worked on two of the largest seed stock ranches in California.
Joining Bently Ranch in 2001 he is able to concentrate on commercial cattle production. Leading the ranch and farm into a more holistic model, Matt and his team are learning techniques required for direct meat sales and grain growing.