Matt Holder serves as the Chief of Staff for the Orange County Auditor-Controller’s Office managing government relations and outreach for the department. Matt has over 25 years of experience working in government affairs and public policy within the County of Orange and the state of California.

Prior to joining the Auditing-Controller’s Office, Matt provided public policy planning and government affairs services to private business and public agencies, including South Coast Air Quality Management District, The Irvine Company, and many other large private entities. Matt also served as a campaign consultant and political advisor for many of Orange County elected officials, and also served as a legislative aide and field representative for State Senator John Lewis with a focus in the cities of Anaheim, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and unincorporated areas of Orange County.

Matt is a graduate of the University of Southern California, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and is a native of Orange County.