Dr. Matthew Lynn Bennett

Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Dr. Matthew Bennett is Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Cleary University, a role in which he oversees comprehensive engagement activities through enrollment, marketing and communications, intercollegiate athletics, corporate development, alumni engagement, and philanthropic support.

Bennett earned a BBA and MBA from Northwood University in Midland, Mich., and a Doctor of Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich. His studies focused on charismatic leadership, emotional intelligence, motivation theory and relationship building.

Prior to joining Cleary as vice president of communications and enrollment services, Bennett worked for Northwood University as director of marketing, corporate and specialty programs, and admissions.

In Cougar country, Bennett loves the people, the students, the mission, and above all the chance to make lasting positive change.

“I believe business education is vital and necessary to thrive in a competitive, global, free-market society,” he says. “It provides an essential foundation for individuals to succeed in any profession or industry.”