Meet the team


Matthew Thompson

Community Placemaking Coordinator

Matthew is a St. Albans native who enjoys outdoor adventure, live music, and spending time with his friends and family. He formally served as Statewide Director of WV Lemonade Day, Assistant Director of Try This WV, and Nutrition Outreach Instructor with WVU Extension - Family Nutrition Program. 

Matthew received a BA in Marketing from Glenville State College, where he also earned minors in art and nonprofit leadership & management. 

He resides on the Coal River in St. Albans with his fiancée Matt McMillion and their cat, Winnie and dog, Max.

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