Matt Gerding joined CorporateConnections® as the Global Director of Franchise Development in September of 2020. Matt has spent over 20 of his 25 professional years in franchising, with experience in both development and operations/support. He is active with the International Franchise Association (IFA) and on the Board of Directors for their VetFran Committee. Matt also is a Certified Franchise Executive™. He’s passionate about strategic business development and is recognized for his ability to create processes that increase sales and capitalize on growth opportunities.

Outside the office, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, reading and playing golf. He’s also dedicated to being active in his community through the University of Colorado LEEDS Business School Mentor Program, the Civilian Crisis Response Team, the Community Emergency Response Team and as a SAY soccer coach.

Matt has a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of Cincinnati and an M.B.A. in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix, Denver Campus.