As an account coordinator, Matt Burkey is an integral part of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority/Tri-Rail team, where he assists in coordinating marketing programs and events for the commuter rail system. Burkey has also been instrumental in securing media coverage for Simon Malls, conducting community outreach and analyses for Winn-Dixie Stores neighborhood marketing initiatives and demonstrating his creative writing skills through Seminole Casino Immokalee’s monthly newspaper inserts.
Burkey received a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in Public Relations with a minor in Advertising/Promotion from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. During his collegiate years, Burkey worked with the Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Great Lakes Chapter to create a year-long public relations plan and increase the organization’s visibility in the community.
Burkey currently lives in Sunrise and frequently attends Florida Panthers hockey games and concerts in downtown Fort Lauderdale and Miami.