Matt Walker, co-owner of NCMG, has worked as an outdoor educator and mountain guide for the past two decades. This work has allowed him to travel and climb throughout the world on six continents. Matt has focused his work teaching and facilitating leadership development through outdoor adventure. His work, as the director of NCMG’s professional development program, has inspired Fortune 100 organizations to integrate adventure into their leadership platforms and he delivers keynotes and professional development workshops focused on adventure as a core leadership skill.
Matt is a certified Rock Instructor by the American Mountain Guide Association and is working towards both his Rock Guide and Alpine Guide certifications. Matt received his Master’s degree in Behavioral Science from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA and uses these skills to lead NCMG’s Professional Development and Team Building programs in addition to guiding climbing programs in the North Cascades, US Southwest, and Kilimanjaro expeditions.