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Following graduation, Matthew joined Prison Fellowship, pioneering new ways of engaging a younger audience in the work of prison rehabilitation and restoration. In 2009, he co-founded Palmetto Medical Initiative (now known as OneWorld Health), which constructs and operates self-sustaining health centers in East Africa and Central America. Each of the health centers is operated by trained nationals and offers a full scope of services to the community. Through Matthew's leadership, OneWorld Health has mobilized nearly 3,000 medical volunteers from the U.S., Europe, and Australia to participate in delivering healthcare services and training local staff. While in college, Matthews's parents adopted six children from Liberia. Because of these special relationships, he spent time in war-torn Liberia and experienced the impact of poverty, violence, and disease. He is a Praxis Fellow who has served as a mentor and lecturer at the College of Charleston, the Moore School of Business and the Medical University of South Carolina and is Chair of the Supervisory Committee for the South Carolina Federal Credit Union. Matthew earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Charleston Southern University and a Master of Business Administration, International Focus from the Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. Matthew is a Fellow of the 2018 Class of Liberty Fellowship and is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.