MEET MATT SCHULTE
A Trustworthy Public Servant in Lincoln
Matt Schulte has dedicated his adult life to serving people. Since graduating from college, he has been in leadership with several nonprofits. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Youth for Christ / Campus Life, a nonprofit organization serving youth in the Lincoln, Norris, Raymond Central, Ashland and Waverly. Additionally, Matt is the founder of Nonprofit Shared Services, LLC which provides bookkeeping and accounting services for small nonprofits.
Matt has been married to his wife, Kristin, for 17 years and have four children ranging from third grade to eighth grade in the Lincoln Public Schools. He is a graduate of John Brown University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree and later earned his Masters of Science in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies.
Matt has been a strong, consistent community leader. In his role as the Executive Director at Campus Life / Youth for Christ, he pioneered a partnership with the juvenile prison and detention facility to come alongside jailed teens and provide mentorship to reduce recidivism among inmates. He was appointed to the ServeNebraska Commission by then-Governor Heineman, where Matt served as the Vice Chair. Matt was elected to the Lincoln Public Schools Board of Education in 2015 and served until 2019.
While on the Lincoln Public Schools Board, Matt helped to develop the $420 million dollar budget, advocated for foresight in the acquisition of land for future schools, pushed for innovative thinking for Lincoln's next high schools, and stood as a voice of reason against liberal agendas.
COVID FACTS - In the first few months of the COVID lockdowns the Schulte family welcomed a new member of the family -- their dog Sir Tucker. And like many Americans during some of the travel restrictions enjoyed visiting some of America's National Parks.