Title: Design+Build Specialist
Certifications: With a BS degree in Arizona State University, Matt majored in Business Management and minored in Finance.
Summary: Matt Burgason is a man of many talents in the industry of design, remodeling and construction. In addition to his many years in various roles as maker and leader in organizations both big and small, his lovable personality is a delight for clients who interact with him to meet their cabinetry and furniture needs. Matt’s expertise in those specific areas make him the perfect person to coordinate communications between the Silent Rivers Woodshop and our clients seeking custom furniture and custom cabinets. Just as important is Matt’s role in helping clients determine if their cabinetry needs are best fulfilled through manufactured cabinets or a combination of manufactured and custom in order to meet their budget and functionality goals.
Experience: Matt served as Production Manager at All Wood Treasures in Tempe, Arizona, a company known for creating custom fine furniture and extremely high customer satisfaction. In this role, his wisdom of woodworking and gift of relating to people helped him successfully coordinate between designers and highly skilled craftsmen to manage a high quality manufacturing process. He later moved back to Iowa and created his own cabinetry and remodeling business in which he designed, finished and installed custom cabinetry and created gorgeous custom furniture. For a short time, Matt also worked at Swan Creek Cabinetry where he specialized in cabinet finishing.
Understanding and then exceeding clients’ expectations is my goal with our clients. Helping them envision their goals then turning them into reality is very rewarding for me personally.”
More About Matt Burgason: Family has always been priority in Matt’s life. He and his lovely wife Araceli have been married for 16 years. They have a teenage daughter Arisa and a teenage son Tristan. Matt also gets to play the wonderful role of grandpa to his son Brady’s three kids! As a maker and creator, Matt loves making beautiful objects out of wood — skills he is imparting to his kids and someday grandkids. Family movie night is his favorite. Matt also enjoys exploring new places, traveling and camping. Just as joyful for him is preparing delicious food and entertaining around the kitchen table.