Matt Shore joined StevenDouglas in 2006, playing an integral role in the company’s significant growth with a focus on maintaining the firm’s great culture and boutique approach. As CEO, Matt has oversight and management of all aspects of company operations. Under his leadership, StevenDouglas has garnered various honors, including Forbes list of America’s Best Recruiting firms, Hunt Scanlon’s Top 25 Executive Search Firms, and 5 consecutive years on the Inc 5000 list. Matt has been a catalyst for the firm’s 2000% growth since 2005, making StevenDouglas one of the fastest growing firms in America.
Mr. Shore originally joined the company as a Senior Vice President, brought in to launch the highly successful Interim Resources Practice, and soon after was promoted to President to help scale the Search business as well. Since then, Matt has helped StevenDouglas opportunistically grow from 1 office and 15 employees when he joined, into a national firm with over 20 offices and 150 professionals. During his tenure there, the firm also expanded its capabilities and service offerings to include Executive Search, Professional Recruiting, Technology Staffing, and Interim Resources across an array of industries domestically and internationally.
Matt has been an industry leader in Executive Search for over 25 years, previously leading StevenDouglas’ highly successful CFO Search practice while directing the broader Executive Search practice company-wide. Prior to joining the firm, Matt spent 10 years in progressive leadership roles for a national recruiting firm where he ran the Professional Recruiting division throughout Florida. Matt received both his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accounting degrees from the University of Florida, and initially was a Florida CPA that worked in the Audit practice at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
An active community member, Matt is a strong advocate for Conscious Capitalism, a former Board Chairman for YPO Palm Beach, and a former Board Chair for United Way of Broward County. In addition, he has made a significant impact on many civic organizations including the Jason Taylor Foundation, LifeNet4Families and Cystic Fibrosis.