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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Matt Lynch 2016


  • Title: President
  • Company: Belgard
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Birthplace: Woonsocket, RI

Family: Married with two children

College: West Point

First job unrelated to your current field: United States Army

First job in current field: I joined the Belgard team back in Texas in 2002

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Belgard, the go-to for outdoor living, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and launched a new brand identity that is poised to carry the company name and value proposition into the decades to come.

Hobbies: Golfing and biking

Favorite film: Anything with Gene Hackman or Tom Hanks!

Keys to success: Communication and innovation is really what drives our business, whether it is internal to our employees or external to our customer base.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): I sincerely admire the men and women of the United States military and the nation’s first responders. I was pleased to support Belgard’s recent efforts to raise over $100,000 as part of its Welcome Home giving initiative for the USO.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? A professional golfer!