Matt is a prior-service, United States Marine.
Following his military services, Matt founded Our Hands Helping Others, Inc., a 501(c)3 that worked with women and children seeking to escape slavery in the Middle East.
Matt and his wife, Melissa Kopolow, are the proud parents of twin’s Asher and Abagail.
David M. Nellis
David is an award-winning, strategic marketing communications professional with more than 35 years’ experience and success. Founded in 1996, ROI is one of the 20 leading strategic marketing communications agencies headquartered in the Greater Washington marketplace, according to the Washington Business Journal’s Book of Lists.
Prior to ROI, David was president of two of the Greater Washington, D.C. area’s largest marketing agencies: AbramsonEhrlichManes and Goldberg-Marchesano Partners. Prior to that, he spent many years as a senior retail marketing and sales promotion executive, first with Hecht’s as vice president, public relations and public affairs and then with the Raleigh’s/Garfinckel’s specialty retail chain as vice president, sales promotion and PR.
David also is a published, Civil War historian and co-host of the DC area’s top-rated, restaurant industry radio variety show, Foodie and the Beast, now in its 10th year and broadcasting live each week on 1500 AM.