Matt Geisel was appointed Cabinet Secretary by Governor Susana Martinez in October 2016.
Prior to serving as Cabinet Secretary, Matt served in various leadership roles with the City of Rio Rancho, most recently as Economic Development & Business Relations Manager.
Matt has had a diverse career, serving in both the private and public sectors. Matt held management sales and marketing positions with Pulte Homes and the Ford Motor Company. Matt also served as Country Manager for the Fritz Companies, overseeing operations in Mexico. He holds a Bachelor in Economics and Spanish from The University of California, Davis, and he holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.
He has also served on the Board of the New Mexico Partnership, the state-wide Economic Development Organization, charged with the marketing and attraction of New Mexico to economic based job creators.
Matt is a California native. He speaks fluent Spanish having lived in Latin America for eight years.