Matt Sitzmann began his insurance career with Great West Life in 1994, joined SML in 1999 and quickly assumed the role of Group Department Manager. In 2002, he was named Chief Operating Officer, became a Partner in January 2005 and appointed as CEO in December 2010. In November 2011, SML was acquired by Brown & Brown Insurance and Matt currently serves as Executive Vice President and Profit Center Leader.

Outside work, Matt supports the Oakland Zoo, St. Perpetua Elementary and is an active Board Member for the Bay Area Tumor Institute. He earned a degree in History from the University of Oregon in 1994.  Matt and his wife Deb reside in Orinda California with their three children Gunnar, Mari and Chloe.


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