Matthew Chernesky
Manager, Financial Stability Initiatives at United Way Suncoast

Matthew lives in Tampa, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Kent State University (2017) and Master of Public Administration at the University of South Florida (2020). Openly gay, he serves as an LGBT representative to the Hillsborough County Diversity Advisory Board and the Democratic National Committee LGBT Advisory Board. He is also the Secretary for the Hillsborough County Young Democrats. In 2020, he launched a startup technology firm with a cofounder to develop a new social media company with an emphasis on reconnecting communities. Prior to this, he worked on Congressional campaigns as a finance staffer and as an intern at the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, ZooTampa, and a local consulting firm.