Matt Ward is an Idaho native. In 2008 he joined the Marine Corps, where he had multiple deployments to Afghanistan. After he left the Marines in 2012 he became a private client banker for a large banking and investment firm. Matt then made the switch into high-end residential construction as a carpenter in Jackson Hole. His love for the hard work and attention to detail that goes into high-end homes is what led him to real estate. His wife grew up in Victor and is a pharmacist in Driggs. They enjoy skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and dirt biking.