Matt Dunbar is managing director of the Upstate Carolina Angel Network, a group of accredited investors who support high-growth, start-up ventures in South Carolina and the Southeast. In his role as managing director, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the investor network, including coordination of the group’s efforts to screen, select, evaluate, and structure early stage investments.
Dunbar began his career as a manufacturing and plastics engineer with Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, Tennessee, and he later worked with several Fortune 500 clients as a strategy and management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in Atlanta. He holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Clemson University and an M.B.A. and master’s degree in education from Stanford University.