Matt Wright began his journey at Ascend Recovery first as a patient. His experience was life changing and it inspired him to change careers from finance to the work of recovery. Matt is deeply involved in the Utah recovery community as a mentor, activist, and advocate. He has worked tirelessly in providing recovery resources to communities through local nonprofits and even helped establish a support group for students at the University of Utah. Matt enjoys meditation and worked as a research assistant in a lab testing its benefits for recovery. He has a specific interest and specialized experience working with OCD treatment. Matt has a Master of Social from the University of Utah.
He enjoys playing/writing music, spending time with his wife and three children, and especially excited about one more child on the way. Matt has been with Ascend since 2012.