Senior Management Consultant
Matt Kane came to MAD in October 2015 after more than 25 years of working with governments and non-profits on a range of policy and operational issues. Matt’s experience with research methods includes primary and secondary data compilation and analysis, survey design and execution, program evaluation, funding formula assessment, focus groups, case studies, facilitation of policy and stakeholder discussions, and structured interviews. Matt has hands-on knowledge of project management and administrative challenges from a work history of leading teams, guiding organizations, and managing staff.
Matt’s previous employers include the National League of Cities and the Northeast-Midwest Institute, both in Washington, DC, and the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining MAD, Matt authored or co-authored four books, more than 60 reports, and more than 40 published articles on policy and practice, with a focus on economic development, transportation, education, and workforce development. He has taught graduate-level courses at both the University of Minnesota and the University of Michigan and has testified before Congress.
Matt holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and a master’s degree from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs.