Local Government Director
(803) 771-9046 ex.6
FAX: (803) 771-7023
Matt is an experienced government affairs and trade association professional. He came to MHISC after having leadership roles at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Petroleum Institute, working as a lobbyist and was responsible for state and local government outreach and coalition building efforts.
Prior to his time in trade associations, Koch served on staff at the White House and at the Department of Energy in the George W. Bush Administration, and on staff for a governor, a state legislature, and two members of Congress. He is a graduate of Canisius College in Buffalo, New York.