Matt Steadman

As Chief Program Officer, Matt is responsible for the overall development, expansion, integration and implementation of CNX’s program strategy. He works actively with CNX’s engineering team to ensure that municipal opportunities are optimally positioned for commercial access and utilization. His role ensures that our client interests are maximized by exploring all viable commercial opportunities, coordinating with potential third party service providers, and balancing customer interest with public policy and regulatory concerns.

Most recently, Matt served as Area Director for Southern California and Nevada for a wireless deployment and infrastructure support company.   He was responsible for all program management, business development, and P&L for all programs within the company’s newest and fastest growing region.

Matt began his career as a Communications Officer for the United States Marine Corps, First Marine Division. After leaving active duty, Matt returned to Temple University to attend the Beasley School of Law where he graduated with a Juris Doctor upon completion.

Upon graduation, he began working for various wireless service providers as a site acquisition and zoning manager specializing in large scale build outs in the northeast.  He has managed deployment services, including site acquisition, construction management, and project management programs at various levels throughout the country, and for almost every major wireless service provider along the way.  He has worked closely with all major tower companies and a wide array of municipal entities during his career, in support of balancing carrier needs with public concerns.  As an entrepreneur, he founded his own successful site acquisition company with zero outside financing, by combining revisions to old incentive paradigms and streamlining traditional staffing models.

In addition to a JD, Matt graduated magna cum laude with a BA from Temple University with a duel major in Psychology & History. In his personal time, Matt enjoys staying active by participating in various sporting activities including his favorite, basketball.