Check out Matt’s episode on HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’
Tell us about you and your company.
Matt: Sasen is an award winning, full service residential renovator and custom home builder “Our Heart- Your Home” tip for folks – find a way to express all the things your’re grateful for to your contractor and the crew, they will dig deeper for you
It’s 11AM Saturday morning, what are you up to?
Matt: Having lunch
What are your hobbies?
Matt: Long walks on the beach and dreaming of world peace
Matt: The birth of my daughters, masters convocation, first chopper built
What have you done in your community in the last year?
Name: We have been keeping our little congregation (mostly elders) at church connected via weekly on-line video messages, telephone calling and visitation during the pandemic where many of them are isolated because of age and health.
What’s a fun fact about you?
Matt: I’m an ordained Lutheran pastor
Favourite HAVAN event and why?
Matt: Coats for Kids…it’s for kids, Reno Roundtable, lotta good people around that table
Best work perk at your job?
Matt: I organize my own time…
Last HAVAN member you spoke to?
Matt: Mark Cooper…wait was it Dawn Sondergaard?..does email count?
What inspires you?
What are you excited for / looking forward to right now?
Matt: The other side of COVID
Last book you read, or show/movie you watched.
Matt: A Dream of Eagles, Jack Whyte, The Boyz season 2?
Last piece of advice you have received?
Matt: Don’t eat the peppers!
Matt: I’d cross the street to the Contiental and order an espresso correto or a Zambaglione if they could make one
Song on repeat right now?
Matt: Ennio Moriconne, Gabriels Oboe
Where were you born?
Matt: Bella our little cockapoo
Favourite holiday / destination?
Matt: Christmas…my front room at Christmas
Does pineapple belong on pizza?
Matt: The Greatful Dead in Buffalo NY…Sting opened
What do you collect?
Matt: Motorcycles, books, memories
Netflix guilty pleasure?
Matt: Downton Abbey…I know, I know