MANAGING PARTNER, CO-FOUNDER
Matt has collaborated to secure more than $165M in state and federal funding for firm clients.
Matt has secured more than a dozen local approvals for cannabis operators in NJ. He regularly counsels industry leaders, as well as local and state policymakers on cannabis strategy and regulation.
Matt contributed government relations expertise and political analysis to the Trenton's Bad Bet campaign in opposition to the proposed expansion of casino gambling outside of Atlantic City. The Trenton's Bad Bet team delivered the largest defeat of any ballot question in NJ history by a margin of 78% to 22%.
Matt led a coalition of long-term care providers in their successful efforts to pass landmark legislation (P.L.2023, c.80) that reformed an outdated rate structure and delivered the largest Medicaid reimbursement rate increase to New Jersey's Assisted Living industry in decades.
State Government Relations
Federal Government Relations
State Legislative Process
NJ State Budget Process
B.A. Political Science
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Matthew Dikovics co-founded the Nassau Consulting Group, bringing with him a wealth of campaign, private-sector, federal and state government experience, including staff roles to the late U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and NJ Governor Jon S. Corzine. During his time as Congressional staff, Matt was responsible for a diverse portfolio of health care, energy, telecommunications, and commercial issues. More recently, he served as Associate Vice President for Government Affairs at Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey’s largest private university with international campuses in Vancouver, BC and Oxfordshire, UK.
A seasoned advisor to state and federal legislators, higher education leaders, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, industry trade associations and coalitions, Matt understands the type of bottom-line decision making that produces results. His experience provides a broad perspective through which he develops and executes strategies proven to deliver.
In recognition of his non-profit contributions, Matt was presented with the 5th Annual Heroes of Tolerance Award by the Simon Wiesenthal Center in August 2020.