Matthew Seymour has owned & operated gas stations and liquor stores, in the central Minnesota market since 2003. These ventures have given him extensive experience in all aspects of store management, operations and execution including new store concepts, category management, food service and human resources. Technology advances in his stores have included multiple point of sale platforms, back office, fuel management and carwash installations. Since 2012, Matthew has been a consultant for San Diego based LJT Management, a retail petroleum and convenience store training & consulting firm, where he has become one of the lead Trainers and IT Director.
Matthew is on the Board of his local Chamber of Commerce as well as the Government Affairs Committee; and has advocated for both the local Chamber and the Minnesota State Chamber numerous times at the State Capitol and in Washington DC. A British national, Matthew graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering; previously he lived in Hong Kong for over ten years, where he launched an event management company organizing events throughout the Asian region. Matthew is proudly married with three children.