Matthew Whiat

Matthew Whiat

Founding Partner, Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute

As a Co-Founding Partner of the Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute, Matt consults with organizations of all types and sizes around the world.  Matt draws on his 20+ years of leadership experience as a former US Air Force Officer. His previous roles include service in the United Nations to bring peace to Liberia, West Africa, working with NATO partners for operations in Afghanistan, running Air Force Basic Training (boot camp), US Military business representative in Saudi Arabia, and service on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon advising the Secretary of Defense on national security issues. Originally from Southern California, Matt’s undergraduate work is in industrial engineering and he has graduate degrees in international relations, finance and management.