Matt Hochstein

Vice President, Client Services
Matt Hochstein

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  • Master of Business Administration - Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Wesleyan University


  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified in Homeland Security Exercise and Education Program (HSEEP)

Matt maintains over 18 years of management consulting experience working with clients across the Emergency Management, Financial Services, Health Care, and Technology sectors. Within Emergency Management, Mr. Hochstein has led engagements in both Hagerty’s Preparedness and Recovery divisions, including disaster recovery efforts for multiple FEMA Public Assistance and HUD CDBG-DR programs across a variety of hazards: hurricanes, floods and wildfires. Recently, Matt led the strategy and design of a state’s housing and infrastructure program following a $290M HUD CDBG-DR grant. Currently, Matt is assisting a community in designing a housing recovery strategy for a disaster where over 3,000 homes were completely destroyed. Recent disasters in which Matt has held program management/leadership roles include: DR-4407, 4393, 4279, 4376, 4344, 4285, and 4085.

In the preparedness space, Mr. Hochstein is serving as Hagerty’s executive over the development of a recovery framework for California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). He is also leading the development of a Logistics program for the District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA). Previously, he led a 25+ person team in FEMA’s first multi-state/region catastrophic planning effort designing the disaster response strategy for four FEMA regions and eight states. At the time, the project was the largest pre-disaster planning effort in FEMA’s history.

In addition to his experience with Hagerty, Matt worked with Deloitte Consulting as a Manager in the Strategy and Operations practice area, where he managed a $500M Project Management Office (PMO) modernization effort of the Farm Services Agency (FSA) grants management platform. At Credit Suisse, Matt worked in the Strategic Change Management Group, where he managed global resources in managing projects for the bank’s cash securities group. Matt’s first consulting role was with Public Consulting Group, Inc., where he was elevated to the level of Senior Consultant while managing third party liability/recovery contracts for multiple State Medicaid Agencies.

Matt is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and completed the Homeland Security Exercise and Education Program (HSEEP). He received a Master of Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts, Government, from Wesleyan University (CT). He lives in Virginia with his wife and children.

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