Matt Hirsch has worked for more than a decade at the highest levels of state government and on presidential, U.S. Senate and gubernatorial campaigns across the country. Having held communications roles at every level, Matt has a keen understanding of how to navigate the media landscape and how to approach and respond to difficult situations.
Before joining Vianovo, he spent seven years as a top communications, political and policy adviser to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, handling all aspects of the governor’s messaging, press relations and media strategy. As the Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for the governor, Matt oversaw the successful public response to some of the most challenging state disasters and crises, including Hurricane Harvey, the Sutherland Springs shooting, and more.
In addition to his deep experience in crisis communications, Matt has worked extensively on developing short and long-term communications campaigns with a focus on achieving positive earned media coverage.
Matt is a graduate of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.