Matthew is an internationally recognized law enforcement, homeland security and leadership expert. He is an accomplished and energizing motivational speaker, trainer, lecturer, leadership consultant and recognized broadcast news and media contributor. He currently serves as a Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer for FJC Security Services.
A veteran of federal, state and local law enforcement, he ascended to the Senior Executive Service (SES) rank in the United States Department of Justice where he managed local, regional, national, and international investigations. In this role he worked in every state in the United States and many foreign countries.
He is frequently featured in live broadcast news segments related to homeland security, federal and state investigations and general law enforcement matters on CNN, Headline News, MSNBC, FOX and local affiliates throughout the United States and abroad.
He is an advisory board member for the New York-based Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation (FEHSF), President of the 100 Black Men of New Jersey and a member of numerous other professional organizations.
In 2009 Matthew founded The Horace Foundation Endowment for Criminal Justice Studies at Delaware State University in memory of four university students who were slain in a Newark, New Jersey school yard.
He is passionate about “Mentoring For A Lifetime” and engaging and challenging individuals and groups to “Start From Where They Are To Get To Where They Are Going.”
Horace was a standout Division I athlete at Delaware State University. He holds a BA in English from Delaware State University and MA in Human Resources Training and Development from Seton Hall University
He is an adjunct professor at Farleigh Dickinson University, a proud member of PHI BETA SIGMA Fraternity and recently co-authored his first book, The C.A.L.L, a collection of inspirational stories for teens and young adults and is an Amazon best seller. More about Mr. Horace and The C.A.L.L. at www.matthewhorace.com