Matt Phillips is the Executive Director of NAFCM: the National Association for Community Mediation. He previous served as the Director of the Volunteers of America, Dispute Resolution Center serving the Greater Seattle area.
Matt's most recent role was the director of the Volunteers of America Dispute Resolution Center in Western Washington where he grew the program budget from $300,000 to over $1 million annually. He was also the Chair-person for the Resolution Washington state-wide legislative committee that was involved in raising over $12 million for conflict resolution in Washington State. In addition to his entrepreneurial and innovative fundraising skills, Matt has strong member relations skills, is very knowledgeable about community mediation and has vast skills which he will utilize to serve NAFCM member needs.
Matt received his law degree from the University of California-Hastings College of the Law and was a 3-time All Big Ten Scholar-Athlete as a member of Michigan State University's varsity soccer team.