With over 20 years of commercial construction insurance and surety bond industry experience, Matt has built a reputation and track record of providing contractors with strategic risk management and surety solutions. Over this time and today, Matt assists startups thru multimillion dollar companies, serves on association and industry boards, and continues to promote the ongoing growth and development of Smith Insurance & Bonds. A graduate of Illinois State University and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers William J. Angell Surety School, Matt began his career working for a powerful Midwest firm, where he gained valuable experience in the construction insurance and surety bond industry prior to forming Smith Insurance & Bonds in 2009. Since then, Smith Insurance & Bonds footprint has grown to cover the entire State of Florida, and continues to be a leader in the construction focused surety and insurance industry. Matt enjoys spending time on the water with his family.