Matt Arny has 30+ years of global experience in strategy, operations, commercialization, and leadership in the U.S. Navy and in management consulting.

A proven leader with a background in organizational development, operational test and evaluation, and stakeholder management, Matt has a unique perspective to help clients develop and implement practical solutions.

His career in the Navy included assignments as installation and operational squadron commanding officer, aircraft carrier operations officer deployed and in overhaul, operational test director, and developing initiatives and partnerships in embassies in Sweden and the UAE. Matt has worked with clients in the technology industry delivering go-to-market strategy and operations, and in the defense industry supporting warfighters with the platforms and systems necessary for their mission.

As a Naval Flight Officer in the F-14 Tomcat and F/A-18F Super Hornet, Matt accumulated over 3,000 flight hours in strike fighter aircraft with over 700 arrested landings and 89 combat missions. He holds a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy, an MA from the Naval War College, and an MBA from UVA’s Darden School of Business.

Matt is active as a host on the Fighter Pilot Podcast, in the community managing youth sports organizations and Scouting units, and is Chair of the Seattle Paine Field Snohomish County Commission.