Matt Anderson leads PRIDE Industries’ Inclusive Talent Solutions (ITS), which partners with organizations to hire talented and motivated employees with barriers to employment. To help companies reach this goal and reap the benefits of an inclusive workforce, ITS sources, trains, and provides ongoing support to people with disabilities employed at our partner companies. ITS also provides strategic consulting services to companies on issues related to diversity and inclusivity.
Before joining PRIDE, Anderson spent many years at Mattress Firm (formerly Sleep Train), where he led Dream University and was responsible for designing and implementing the company’s highly successful Total Rewards program. He also oversaw talent acquisition, talent development for executives, and field education for sales and operations at the company.
A dedicated teacher, Anderson serves as an adjunct faculty member of California State University, Sacramento, where he teaches professional development courses in the College of Continuing Education. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, scuba diving, and the occasional round of golf.