Matthew M. Muller

Class of 1989

When in high school, Matt was involved in band and wrestling. He graduated in the top five percent of the Class of 1989.

Matt graduated from the University of Arizona in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for an OEM Optics startup called MicroMap in Tucson and later joined his father and brother in the family business, Software Techniques (STI) in Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.

After moving to Virginia, Matt got involved with the Roanoke music scene, playing saxophone sometimes six nights a week. With a bandmate, Matt started a construction business, learning business and financial skills that helped him later in his career.

In 2006, Matt and Jon conceived what became their company Interactive Achievement (IA), an academic reporting software. Matt’s vision and entrepreneurial drive, combined with his ability to make good business decisions, set the stage for IA’s initial growth. The company dominated the educational software market in Virginia and successfully expanded across other states. In 2016, IA was acquired by PowerSchool which is the number one provider of K-12 student information systems.

Matt and Jon cofounded the Common Wealth Growth Group (CWGG) of Roanoke, VA and Matt is now part of the executive leadership team. Described as a technology guru, Matt brings over 25 years of in-depth engineering and development experience. He utilizes his experience and skills to evaluate prospective companies to create high-growth technology solutions.

Matt’s knowledge and experience, gained from working in a family business to creating his own business, left him a legacy of a successful educational software company and the ability to help others fulfill their dreams through his present endeavor.

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