Candidate for Chairman
Matthew E. Byrd
President & CEO, Gulf Alliance Company - A Perot Company
AmCham member for 6 years, current Platinum member
Prior to serving as President of Gulf Alliance Company A Perot Company, Matt Byrd was Vice President of Hillwood Properties focusing on aviation marketing, with other private sector work including Director of Corporate Best Practices (Perot Systems) and Vice President of Hillwood Strategic Services. Matt built experience working in the public sector for NATO and in the United States Air Force. He served 14 years in the United States Air Force. Matt received a Bachelor of Science in Math of Operations Research from the United States Air Force Academy and Master of Science from Troy State University. He is a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College and the Armed Forces Staff College. Matt had the pleasure of working on the Air Force Memorial in Washington DC for six years,presently serves as Chairman of AmCham Abu Dhabi and AmCham MENA,and is a member of The Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors for The Falcon Foundation Board of Trustees, American Air Museum (Duxford), and DynCorp International FZ, LLC. Matt is married and has five grown children.