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Dr. Matthew “Matt” Bennett is a successful senior administrator, business strategist, and transformational leader who specializes in bringing vision, integrity, and energized team leadership to organizations that are seeking high-impact results.
He offers a distinguished record of achievements in developing innovative programs and services, process improvements, and strategic alliances to maximize organizational growth and profitability in short timeframes.
With over 20 years of private, independent, non-profit specialty business university leadership experience, Dr. Bennett offers an unmatched blend of vision, charisma, and results. Motivated by challenges and enthused by new opportunities, Dr. Bennett is highly effective in managing multi-faceted P&L, producing quantifiable results, and creating a team-oriented culture driven to exceed expectations. Further, he is a relatable leader and engaging presenter who brings high visibility and awareness to an organization while identifying, building, nurturing and maintaining strong partnerships between industry and education. Dr. Bennett is an evangelist for dynamic solutions that position higher education to positively impact lives, communities, and the economy without the significant burden of student loan debt.
Dr. Bennett returned to his alma mater as Vice President of Graduate Enrollment and Professional Studies at Northwood University in September 2022. He will harness his two decades in higher education to help grow enrollment in our graduate programs and offerings for aspiring adult learners.
Dr. Bennett has held senior leadership roles within higher education for nearly a decade, including executive vice president and chief advancement officer.