Matthew Schultz was born and raised in Grand Island, Nebraska. He graduated college from Oklahoma City University. Out of college he traveled as a Senior Consultant for a Non-Profit International Fraternity (Lambda Chi Alpha). He was then recruited to be a Landman in the North Dakota oil boom and specialized in lease negotiation. Finally, he was the Director of Training and Development for a large multi-state company before being recruited to be a Financial Services Representative with Principal.
Schultz is married to Stephanie and has 3 children. When they have the time they enjoy traveling, being active, going to the mountains to hike or ski, and going to the lake to water ski. Faith and family are top priority.
Schultz currently is a financial advisor with Principal Financial Group. He is also a part of a partnership with Home Federal Bank to run their Investment Center. In his past he has been Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Chair, Top 35 under 35, member of Grand Island Little Theatre Board, Economic Vitality Committee for the Downtown Business Improvement District and Worship Leader at Third City Christian Church. Currently he serves on Stuhr Museum Foundation Board and is part of the Sherwood Foundation's Community Catalyst program.