Matt Searles, our Operations Manager for the Central/West Florida market, has been a pivotal figure at Foresight since 2013. With a bachelor’s degree in building construction management from the University of North Florida, Matt dove into the construction industry in 1998, honing a plethora of skills and showcasing his mettle in varied roles from estimating to project management to field operations.
Since becoming a part of the Foresight team, Matt has played an instrumental role in over $200M worth of work. His strategic mindset, operational prowess, and unparalleled problem-solving skills have not only solidified his standing in the industry but have also been critical in amplifying Foresight’s prestige in the construction sector. Everyone who knows Matt admires his thoroughness and innate ability to connect with people, reinforcing the fact that he’s not just a brilliant professional, but also an exceptional individual.
Beyond his individual contributions, Matt is deeply invested in nurturing the next generation. He takes immense pride in training younger team members, dedicating himself wholeheartedly to their growth and ensuring that Foresight’s legacy of excellence continues. A natural people person, Matt is loved and respected by everyone who knows him, fostering a collaborative and productive environment in the office.
Aside from his busy professional life, Matt cherishes his moments of leisure. A former surfer, he has a deep love for the beach and enjoys spending his free time there with his family.