Matthew Thorne

Executive Director


Matthew brings to MRWC a drive for systems-thinking, strategic planning, and organizational sustainability. He loves to turn innovative ideas into projects on the ground. His background in restoration ecology, outdoor education and art brings a creative, intuitive perspective to his non-profit leadership approach. Prior to settling in New Hampshire, Matthew spent the last 15 years working alongside diverse populations from the highlands of Guatemala up to the rain forests of southeast Alaska. Before joining MRWC, Matthew oversaw farm and food access programming at the Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success in Manchester, NH. Matthew holds a B.A. from American University in International Development and an MS in Restoration Ecology from University of Washington.