Husband to his wife Cheryl since 1982 and has three sons and two daughters-in-law. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Licensed Professional Engineer. President and founder of Matthews Electrical Group, Inc. and Managing Partner and founder of Engineered Systems Group, LLC and Vision Data Spaces, LLC. A member and ordained Deacon of Immanuel Baptist Church where he teaches Sunday School and various small group classes. Member of the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Baptist School System. Christ follower and Disciple maker.