Matthew Kushner is the South Florida Director of Development at JELF. Prior to working at JELF, Matthew worked at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation where he managed their Miami Beach Area and Real Estate Divisions. Before beginning his career in nonprofit, Matthew interned for the Florida Panthers Hockey Club in their strategic sponsorships department and later formed MDK Consulting, LLC in order to assist small businesses with their marketing and development needs.
Matthew is a native of Highland Park, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois where he obtained a BA in Political Science. After clerking for a Chicago law firm for several years, Matthew relocated to South Florida to attend graduate school at Nova Southeastern University and graduated with a MBA focused in Marketing and Management. Matthew is passionate about sports, worldly travels and raising his dog Bentley with his wife Nicole.