Matt Cabrey, Executive Director, Select Greater Philadelphia
As Executive Director of Select Greater Philadelphia Council, Matt leads the team effort to market the 11-county region of northern Delaware, southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania to a national and international audience as a top-tier place to do business. Select, a council of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, partners with business and civic leaders, economic development teams, and other public/private entities to help drive economic growth by attracting organizations to the region and helping existing organizations expand. Prior to joining Select, Matt held leadership roles with Shire plc, an international specialty biopharmaceutical company; worked with PNC Bank where he managed regional communications projects; led media relations and related communications activities with Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the largest HMO serving medical assistance recipients in Pennsylvania; and held a variety of marketing and communications positions with the American Red Cross. Matt began his professional career in radio producing public affairs programs and sporting events. Matt volunteers regularly as an advisor, speaker, moderator and emcee, with numerous philanthropic and community organizations. A graduate of Penn State University, Matt earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Sociology, and studied mass communications at Manchester University in England. He is a proud native of Philadelphia’s Overbrook neighborhood, and resides with his wife and three children in Chester County, Pennsylvania.