Student Spotlight- Matthew Petronko

Background: Matthew grew up in Latrobe, Pa where he participated in the jazz ensemble, technical theater, played soccer, and developed a love of business. While living on the west coast, he achieved national certification as a massage therapist and went on to practice, teach and consult. Dedicated to constant improvement, Matthew earned his undergraduate degree from the School of Leadership and Professional Advancement at Duquesne University.

Contributions to the Cohort: This year he was fortunate enough to be invited to work at the Small Business Development Center’s Green Center. There he is developing the Green Marketing Guide and delivering it to the public through the Green Building Alliance. He assisted with production of the Entrepreneur Growth Conference. He attends green team meetings and supports other projects when appropriate.

Career Interests/Goals: After graduation, he hopes to find a sustainability, consulting, or entrepreneurship oriented position with a Pittsburgh based company.


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