“The message of Easter is not that Jesus is alive, it is so much more.
The message of Easter is that Jesus has risen!” ~ Colin Smith

Meet Matt

Matt - Video Specialist

  • Where were you born?

    Glendale, AZ

  • When did you join the team?

    September 2022

  • What did you do before coming to Lakeview?

    Worked as a warehouse worker for Deer Valley Electric, and still do.

  • What's your favorite thing about being at Lakeview?

    Learning as much as I can through Glade and the rest of the Media Arts team. Learning about how the whole show works is very enlightening.

  • What's your favorite bible verse/passage of scripture?

    Ezikiel 25:17

  • What are some of your favorite hobbies?

    I like to golf a lot, as well as shooting and other outdoor activities that are plentiful in Arizona.

  • Who are some of your favorite authors/books?

    I like Rick Riordan, author of Percy Jackson and Allen Zaduff, author of Doy Nobody. I have been reading the DaVinci Code recently and I have fallen in love with it.

  • What's your favorite type of music?

    I love all sorts of music but country music is one of my favorites. Marty Robbins, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Sr. and Jr. and most of the old 60's / 70's country artists, who did it best.

  • What are some of your favorite movies?

    Anything Quentin Tarantino makes is always great, especially Pulp Fiction.

  • What's your favorite type of food?

    I love Mexican food, I will order about 10 Al Pastor tacos from a place called "Tacos Huicho" in Phoenix that has the best tacos this side of the border.

  • What's your favorite sport/team?

    I'm a big hockey fan. Though I should be a Coyotes fan, I am a Washington Capitals fan because they actually win games.

  • What's your favorite place to go in Phoenix?

    Though it's expensive I love to go to Top Golf with my friends, just not too much.

  • What's your favorite holiday?


  • What's an ideal day off look like to you?

    A good 18 holes at Hillcrest Golf Club and hanging out with my friends.

  • What's your favorite vacation spot?

    Stoneman Lake, AZ

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