Matt Cison is senior vice president of Optima, Inc., and currently serves as project manager overseeing construction for Optima projects in Illinois. In his role, Mr. Cison is responsible for writing and bidding
construction contracts, establishing and maintaining project schedules and budgets, and writing owner project agreements. In his 23 years with Optima, Mr. Cison has served in multiple roles, including buyer
liaison, property management in Illinois and project management.

Before Optima, Mr. Cison worked as a staff architect at Folgers Architects and Facility Design, and an architectural draftsman for McGuire Engineers.

Mr. Cison earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a licensed architect, and member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA).