Matthew Gianino

Associate Director


  • B.A., Theatre, University of Massachusetts
  • M.B.A., Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire

Professional Background

Matt has 15 years’ experience turning around undervalued organizational brands in the education, nonprofit, and social enterprise sectors. With the unique combination of expertise in management, community engagement, design, marketing and communications, Matt has played a significant role in nurturing the growth, reputation and impact for each organization he has been a part of. He has been actively engaged in the digital revolution and is considered an expert on its impact on communications strategy and best practice. With several presentations to his credit, Matt is frequently invited to discuss communications strategy at regional and national conferences. Beyond his role at the University, Matt serves on a number of boards and committees on campus and in the community.

Although a seasoned veteran, Matt considers himself a student of his craft and pursues professional learning opportunities regularly. Matt has a bachelor's degree in Theatre from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from the University of NH.


Lecture Description The Janet Krumm Disability & Media Lecture Series is an annual public lecture series which recognizes the power of information and the contributions of individuals who have used the media, written and visual, to create an understanding of the experience of disability, as well as the community's collective responsibility to embrace diversity.

Matthew Gianino
Curriculum Vitae: 
Institute on Disability
10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824