Speaker Profile

Matt Hildreth


Matthew leverages online technologies to motivate key constituencies toward greater civic engagement. He is the Political Director at America’s Voice and founder and Board-Chair of RuralOrganizing.org. Matt began his career working in television before jumping into national political communications over a decade ago. He grew up on a small farm in Eastern South Dakota and is a graduate of Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota where he studied Philosophy and Communications. He holds an Executive Education Certificate from Harvard University’s Leadership, Organizing and Action program, and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Communication from the University of Iowa.

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