Matt Brei is the President of Blanchard Consulting Group. He has been a compensation consultant since 2000 and has been exclusively focused on the financial services industry since 2002. Prior to founding Blanchard Consulting Group he worked at Blanchard Chase, Amalfi Consulting, and Clark Consulting. Matt started his career at Arthur Andersen. He serves in a lead role with his client engagements and focuses on identifying the unique compensation needs and concerns of each individual client. Matt’s areas of expertise encompass multiple disciplines within executive, director, and staff compensation. Matt frequently speaks at state and national conferences on various compensation related topics and has written a number of published articles within financial industry specific publications. Matt received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Accounting and Business Management from Luther College in Decorah, IA.