As DecisionWise’s Chief Operating Officer, Matthew Wride oversees the company’s operations, as well as its finance, legal, and administrative functions. Matthew joined DecisionWise in 2015, after serving as the COO for a start-up incubator and family office.

Prior to making the transition to business management, Matthew was a corporate attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah. Matthew’s practice ranged from advising start-ups to handling complex mergers and acquisitions. Prior to practicing law, Matthew was an accountant and consultant with Deloitte (formerly Deloitte & Touche) in Seattle, Washington and Salt Lake City, Utah. He is co-author of the book, The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results, published by Wiley & Sons. 

Matthew is an adjunct professor of political science at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. Besides his family, his true love is skiing Utah’s Rocky Mountains, where he is constantly in search of “champagne” powder and blue skies. 

Wride received a J.D. from Willamette University College of Law, a Masters of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Washington, and a B.S. in Sociology from Brigham Young University.