As Director of Operations, Matt’s focus is on design and installation of the infrastructure and construction of custom and spec homes in addition to the general operational execution and management of Los Árboles Tulum.
He has personally established an invaluable network of contacts which include area contractors, suppliers and laborers as well as accomplished businessmen and politicians, including governors, municipal presidents, and the heads of federal, state and local agencies.
Matt is a self taught Spanish speaker with skills in the language that particularly pertain to managing labor for construction, executing contracts, and the development of Latin American real estate. He is an asset to the Los Árboles Cobá project as the on-the-ground partner in Mexico. Matt has built permeable roads and constructed wetlands, plus he has completed CK Alliance’s Imagine Solar International Workshop sponsored by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas.
Matt and his wife Marta have two beautiful baby boys and divide their time between Austin, Tulum and Marta’s native Columbia. Marta has been key in working on all aspects of the family business, especially Marketing.