In 2012 Matt won the Magner's Comedy Festival and was invited to perform in the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. In 2011 Matt was one of 20 comics across the country invited to perform in the Johnny Carson Great American Comedy Festival in Norfolk, NE where he went on to be a top eight finalist. That same year he was invited to perform at the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival and was voted the Best Comedian in Boston by the Boston Phoenix. In 2010 Matt beat out 88 other comics to make the top 8 finals of the Boston Comedy Festival. Matt's jokes have been featured on Rooftop Comedy's front page, as well as SiriusXM Radio and NBC.