Matt Elsey has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Bouchard Insurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company since 2005. He joined the agency in 2000 as the Financial Controller.
After graduating from Louisiana State University in 1989 with a degree in Accounting, Matt began his career with JPMorgan Chase in New York City. He later transitioned to a role with Cedel/Clearstream in Luxembourg before relocating to Clearwater with Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds.
While in New York, Matt obtained his MBA in Finance from St. John’s University, and subsequently obtained an MS in Taxation from Taft University. Throughout his professional career, Matt has earned several professional designations, including Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Matt serves on the Executive Council for Vertafore, a leading software vendor for the insurance industry. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Pathfinder Outdoor Education, the Advisory Committee for the College of Business at St. Petersburg College, and volunteers as Treasurer of the Palm Harbor University High School soccer booster club.
He lives in Clearwater with his wife, Sue, and their five children.