Matthew Laughlin arrived at Cogent Analytics with 22 years of experience in operational and financial business management. Matthew graduated from DeVry University in 2018 with an undergraduate business administration degree focused on Project Management, followed by an MBA in corporate finance in 2019. Currently, Matthew is working on his Doctorate in Business Strategy and Innovation at Capella University.
Matthew has gained his business and management experience in several diverse industries including international visual communications, manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical technology, automotive, commercial & residential construction, insurance, and financial advising. Within these industries, Matthew held positions including Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Business Owner, Director of Operations, and Chief Executive Director of Operation. Matthew severed as an Officer on the Board of Directors of a non-for-profit for a 2-year term from 2016 to 2018. Spending much of his career in small to medium-sized businesses, Matthew became driven to help business owners overcome the daily hurdles that hold them back from being able to reach their strategic goals.
As the Assistant Director of the Client Services department, Matthew has established processes to track and document the support of over 450 clients based on their status and strategic needs. He is known for being driven to make a positive difference in the lives he touches. Matthew will stop at nothing to bring clients over the precipice of their personal roadblocks to the point where they have the opportunity to experience the quality of life and financial security that they dream of.
It is not uncommon to see Matthew elevating others to positions of leadership or levels of personal growth. He is not one to reside in the status quo, Matthew challenges others to better themselves to reach their personal goals and to establish and raise the bar for those he works with.