Matt is the President of Dittman Research, having purchased the company from its founder David Dittman in 2011. Prior to purchasing Dittman, Matt worked in Risk Management consulting for corporate and government clients while at Willis and Wells Fargo.
In 2018, Matt served as Campaign Manager for the Independent Expenditure group Dunleavy for Alaska and as a pollster for the Ballot Group Stand for Alaska Vote No on One.
Matt graduated from the University of Georgia, with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Risk Management.
About Dittman Research:
Dittman Research has correctly predicted the outcome of every election for Governor and U.S. Senate in Alaska for the last 50 years. The firm is ranked in the top 10 nationally out of 300+ polling firms for “Races Called Correctly” by Nate Silver’s 538 Pollster Ratings, scoring 100% ‘Correct Calls’ with 9 elections evaluated.
The firm has conducted research for numerous campaigns of varying type – political contests, social marketing campaigns, public relations and crisis management, and shareholder outreach/engagement campaigns.
Dittman Research clients include a broad mix of the public and private sector to include: the State of Alaska, municipal governments and school districts, Native corporations, resource development companies, retail operations, travel and tourism companies, healthcare provider, telecom companies, real estate firms, banks, law firms, advertising agencies, and nonprofit organizations.