Matt Vasko has a diverse professional background in nonprofit organizations, education, communications, and volunteer organizing. For 15 years, he worked in various supervisory and management roles for two of Los Angeles’ leading cultural institutions, the Center Theatre Group (Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatres) and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association (Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl). He also worked for McGraw-Hill, crafting award-winning educational content for their online university. In recent years, Matt developed curriculum utilizing art to teach empathy and tolerance to children in Kindergarten through fifth grade. With a passion for service, Matt founded a nonprofit dedicated to spreading compassion through volunteerism, organizing many volunteer events throughout the Los Angeles area. In his free time, Matt enjoys writing children’s books and spending time with his wife and kids.