Mountain BizWorks, the Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC, and the NC Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) are excited to support the fourth Waypoint Accelerator cohort.
All applicants are asked to hold the above session dates and times on their calendars and, if accepted, are expected to commit to the entire duration of the program.
Matt Godfrey is an advocate and leader in our outdoor business community, serving as the Outdoor Entrepreneur in Residence for Mountain Bizworks, supporting their outdoor business education and cohort based programs. He is the lead facilitator for the Waypoint Accelerator, the first outdoor entrepreneurship and innovation accelerator program east of the Rockies that he helped develop and launch in 2019.
Matt is also the Executive Director for the Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC (OGB), an outdoor business association made up of more that 70 businesses and organizations representing the entire outdoor industry in Western North Carolina. He currently serves on the advisory boards for the Made x Mountains Partnership and Old Fort Outdoors For All.
A coach, connector, partner, educator, leader and facilitator of impactful ideas with a broad range of experience in sales, marketing, finance, operations, leadership, and organizational development. Matt believes collaboration leads to innovation and positive impact within our businesses and communities.