Profile

Professional summary

WHAT I DO: Matt helps corporations communicate to their internal and external clients in a professional manner that they will appreciate; via video, newsletters, town hall meetings, brochures, emails, and other digital forms of communications. His 22 years of communications experience has helped his clients have a more engaged conversation with their target audiences.

HOW I DO IT: Matt takes the time to get to know his clients and what makes the company special.

Engagement overview

I like to have a face to meeting with the client so I can meet the key players and consult with them.  I also find it invaluable to see the audience we are talking to.  This meeting typically takes anywhere from 4 to 8 hours.  Once the meeting is completed I write up my notes and provide a proposal our outline of what I think we want to accomplish and the best way to accomplish it.  Once this is signed off on I go into production mode and start working on the communication project.  I give the client lots of opportunities to give input and progress checks.  Since I don’t like surprises I don’t want my client to have a surprise either.  

Clients

Developed Internal Communications for:

• Wal-Mart
• GE
• Target
• United Technologies
• Lowes
• Lockheed

Insights

Studies show that roughly 33% of employees decide to stay or leave a company within their first 30 days of employment. To help them decided you want every new employee to know some great things about the place where they’re working. Tell your history, showcase your products, take them on a tour, show them where they fit in, and why they’re important – no matter what job they’re doing. Ano... Read more

Studies show that roughly 33% of employees decide to stay or leave a company within their first 30 days of employment. It just makes economic sense to make sure they’re “on board” right away and productive quicker.

The fact is, a professionally developed onboarding presentation is key to engaging new hires. An effective onboarding enables them to grasp the firm's culture, history, customer ... Read more

Testimonials

Matt brought a valued service to our company and provided excellent customer service from sales call to completed product.

James

Matt and his company are very good at delivering quality labor relations messages that are on target and well revived by the employee. The pricing was good and was always delivered on time. I would recommend him for his quality and creativeness.

John

Matt sees the big picture and has a clear direction in mind. It has always been a pleasure to work with Matt on projects since you know he will be organized and thorough. He understands the importance of deadlines and is true to his commitments.

Andy

Matt is fun to work with and very creative.

Susan

Matt has worked with me on several projects and he is always been a real asset to the project at hand.

Rod

Matt worked with my organization providing custom and stock videos for our member companies. He also produced and shot a custom video for the organization for our marketing purposes. My dealings with him on both were consistent. He was fair in pricing and his work was timely and well done. He has a very high sense of integrity. He does what he says he will do and stands by what he says.

Charlie

First Cut Communications is a true custom video production company.

Jon

First Cut has a willingness to learn the clients business.

Jimmie

A lot of thought and effort must go into these scripts.

Lou

First Cut Communications takes the time to get to know us and then recommend a solution. Not one size fits all.

Bryan