Matt Stubbs

Matt Stubbs

Weinberg Academy Fellow, Class of 2015, Economic Opportunities Program

Program Manager, Job Opportunities Task Force, Baltimore, MD

Matt Stubbs has been with the Job Opportunities Task Force (JOTF) since 2012 as the program manager of their pre-apprenticeship construction training program, Project JumpStart. Project JumpStart aims to provide training, supportive services, and job placement assistance to unemployed and under-employed Marylanders. Matt has helped the program expand from three classes to six with the addition of a second JumpStart training site in Baltimore City. He has also managed the expansion from Baltimore to Prince George’s County, Maryland. The program now serves approximately 125 residents a year. Matt has also helped increase supportive services for trainees and graduates through the addition of a Financial Case Manager and the implementation of a graduate-led mentoring program for young adults enrolled in the program.

Matt Stubbs is a member of the Weinberg Sector Skills Academy Class of 2015, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at