Matthew is an internationally recognized law enforcement, security and leadership expert. He is an accomplished and energizing motivational speaker, trainer, lecturer, leadership consultant and recognized broadcast news and media contributor. He currently serves as a Law Enforcement Analyst for CNN and Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer for a national security firm based in New York City.
Matthew provides expertise as a twenty-eight year veteran of federal, state and local law enforcement, where he ascended to the Senior Executive Service (SES) rank in the United States Department of Justice, managing local, regional, national, and international investigations.
Matthew’s expertise in law enforcement, coupled with his deep seated leadership and engagement in the community provides Hetty Group clients with a unique perspective when providing creative and effective solutions for addressing needs in police – community relations.
Matthew is an advisory board member of the Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation, President of the 100 Black Men of New Jersey, immediate past president of The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) NNJ, and a member of numerous other professional organizations. Horace has received commendations and awards from governors, mayors, congressional representatives and corporations.
In 2009, Matthew founded The Horace Foundation Endowment for Criminal Justice Studies at Delaware State University in memory of four university students who were slain in a Newark, New Jersey school yard.
Horace holds a BA in English from Delaware State University, an MA in Human Resources Training and Development from Seton Hall University and is also an adjunct professor teaching crisis communications at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Criminal Justice.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]