About the Author


"What you expect, tends to happen."

Matt Zinman is a personal development trainer whose varied experiences as an entrepreneur, athlete, single parent, caretaker, consultant and nonprofit founder drive him to be a difference-maker and positively impact as many people as possible. 

In addition to his earned insights about self-discovery, relationships, heightening awareness and life enrichment, Matt is CEO of The Internship Institute, which he established in 2005, to bridge the gap between education and employment while cultivating opportunity for students, veterans, businesses, nonprofits and communities. The organization enables students to gain essential work skills and provides employers with the know-how and resources to “Make Experience Matter.

Matt also partners with his wife Erica to help others improve their physical health and financial well-being with Isagenix nutrition and wellness solutions.

He began his career in marketing communications working for some of Philadelphia’s most prominent agencies where he assisted nearly 100 companies, including through his own firm, Z Communication, Inc., which he started in 2002.

He is a frequent lecturer at colleges, universities, professional associations and civic organizations and a published author on a number of related topics. 

Matt earned his B.A. in Journalism from Temple University in 1989. He and Erica reside in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with their savvy teenagers, Jake and Greta.

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