Matthew Young is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement responsible for supporting the Leeds School of Business, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, the Colorado School of Law, the campus institutes, and CU Boulder’s Industry and Foundation Relations efforts, to achieve fundraising and engagement goals.
Matt joined CU Boulder Advancement in January 2015 as a member of the Engineering Advancement team and, through roles of progressively increasing responsibilities, helped it grow to new heights with record fundraising and engagement productivity.
Prior to joining CU, Matt worked in the advancement offices at the University of Chicago and the University of Notre Dame and worked as a consultant for CCS Fundraising serving multiple organizations including Feeding America. Matt also volunteered in a small village in Uganda where he navigated multiple bouts of malaria and typhoid while teaching, coaching, and supporting a variety of community health initiatives. Matt holds a master’s degree from CU Boulder and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.
When not working, Matt, his wife, Danielle, and their two children enjoy traveling, exploring the great outdoors, and visiting family across the country.