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Matthew Brouillette

Matthew J. Brouillette is a member of the Fairness Center’s Board of Trustees and one of its founders. 

Matt is the President & CEO of Commonwealth Partners. Matt served as president & CEO of the Commonwealth Foundation for 14 years before joining Commonwealth Partners. He is a prominent voice in statewide public policy debates through frequent appearances in print, television, and talk radio across the Commonwealth.

Prior to joining the Commonwealth Foundation in 2002, Matt served as the Director of Education Policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Michigan. And before his career in public policy, Matt spent seven years teaching history and coaching football and baseball at the high school and middle school levels. Matt also taught history and economics at the university level.

Matt is a board member of the REACH Foundation, a Pennsylvania school choice advocacy organization, the Joshua Group, a Harrisburg nonprofit ministry serving at-risk youth, and the Fairness Center, a public interest law firm. He is on an advisory board for the Economics Department at Duquesne University.  Previously, Matt served on an advisory council of the E. G. West Centre for Market Solutions in Education at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in England, on an advisory committee for the New York City-based Atlantic Legal Foundation, and as an advisory board member for the American Academy for Liberal Education in Washington, D.C., a national organization dedicated to strengthening and promoting liberal education through accreditation and research.

Matt received his bachelor of arts (B.A.) in both U.S. History and Education from Cornell College and earned a master of education (M.Ed.) from Azusa Pacific University and a master of arts (M.A.) in history from the University of San Diego. He is ABD in his doctoral (Ph.D.) work in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University. Matt is married and has four children.