Matt Steuerwalt is a partner at Insight Strategic Partners, and has earned the trust and respect of elected officials, business and community leaders around the state of Washington. Matt has more than two decades working in the public and private sectors on complex policy issues.
Most recently, Matt served as Governor Jay Inslee's policy director, where he directed the formation of the Governor's agenda and the work to advance that agenda, served as a member of his executive management team, and led a team of over 20 professional staff.
Matt also served as a policy advisor to Governor Chris Gregoire, on a variety of issues such as energy and climate, telecommunications, banking and tribal fishing. In between his service to the two Governors, he spent five years as a public affairs consultant at Strategies 360, where he was a Senior Vice President, leading work in several states for a number of national and regional energy, technology, and industrial manufacturing clients. He began his work in Washington State in the Office of the Attorney General, where he was a policy advisor before moving to the governor's office.
Matt is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego and has a master in public administration from the Evans School at the University of Washington, where he also enjoys teaching. He and his wife live in Seattle with their two young boys, who are just beginning to be able to out-ski and out-fish their father.