Matt Schmidt has lived in Missoula for 22 years, hailing from Colorado. Educated at the University of Colorado, he started his career in structural engineering in 1994. That career has continued while living in Missoula. He is a vice president at DCI Engineers, a structural and civil engineer firm with roughly 350 staff spread across 13 offices located in the western half of the U.S.
He has been an avid participant and supporter of ice sports in Missoula. Serving roles as hockey player, youth hockey coach, youth hockey committee chair, 5 years as treasurer for the Glacier Ice Rink Board, volunteer and philanthropist for the hockey community. In his tenure as a serial hockey enthusiast, Matt found additional community ties to support, including Habitat for Humanity. His professional training is a good backstop for a construction related non-profit. His favorite aspect of the Habitat mission is seeing good, quality homes go up for hard working and amazing people.