Matt Merritt

Director of Public Relations
Matt Merritt

Matt Merritt

Matt is an experienced, gifted communicator and strategic thinker with strong knowledge of the ag media landscape. He worked as a newspaper reporter and editor prior to entering the world of public relations, where he served in various communications roles with global ethanol leader POET for more than a decade. He also spent a few years as an independent PR consultant and strategist.

Matt’s warm, reassuring presence and insightful perspective are critical for clients in need of crisis communications support and help with strategic messaging. An Augustana University (Sioux Falls, S.D.) alumnus with a degree in Journalism and English, Matt enjoys reading, writing and woodworking.

My Top 5 Strengths:

  • Competition
  • Connectedness
  • Input
  • Learner
  • Strategic