Matthew has fifteen years of experience in project management, process improvement, and business analysis. He has built a career around always finding ways to do things smarter while leveraging technology for what it was intended for; the ease of communication and the ability to work effectively within your organization. This approach has allowed employers to streamline many of their operations, thus allowing organizations to find the necessary time for side projects vital to the organization’s long-term goals and enable colleagues to balance their home and work life more effectively. Something that we all are having a hard time finding in today’s modern work environment.
Matthew currently works at CMRIgnite as a Sr. Operations Manager and is the Treasurer of the Rainbow SemDems. He has served on his Homeowners Association Board of Directors for six years, was a Fellow for Hillary for America Campaign, and served for 3 years as Vice President of the Rainbow Democrats.
Robin is an intrepid young activist fighting for LGBTQ+ rights across Florida. She dove into politics as a volunteer captain on Elizabeth Warren’s campaign for President. Unabashedly progressive, she moved to taking on righteous fights in her community, joining the Rainbow Democrats, Young Democrats of Orange County (YDOC), and the Orange County Democratic Party (OCDEC) to do so. In addition to holding the positions of Secretary and Membership Committee Chair of the Rainbow Democrats, Robin is the Alternate Regional Director for Region 4 of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus, Precinct Committee Woman for Precinct 409 with the OCDEC, and an admin for Florida Organizers for Democratic Progress (FODP).
Robin grew up in Crestview, FL, before moving to Gainesville in 2011, where she attended the University of Florida and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. Robin currently lives in Orlando, and works as an engineer in weather and lightning detection at Kennedy Space Center, in support of the Artemis Program.
Chad is a passionate advocate for social justice issues within our community. He serves on the board of several non-profit organizations working on issues ranging from lgbtq+ rights, disability rights and climate justice. His volunteer efforts include social media management, event coordination and fundraising. Following his pursuit of a degree in sociology from Spring Arbor University in southern Michigan, Chad moved to the Orlando area to be closer to family and pursue equal rights in a more challenging environment. Goals for the future include continuing his education and furthering his pursuit of social justice initiatives.