Matt Altobell

Originally from Columbia, TN, Matt attended Lambuth University and has made Jackson his home ever since. He became the Executive Director of Jackson Downtown Development Corporation in November 2014, bringing to the role nearly a decade of organizational management and leadership experience.

Matt's passions include historic preservation, youth engagement and development, and the importance of the arts in society. As a millennial with an old soul, he is interested in age-related cultural challenges and how urbanism is uniquely suited to address these challenges.