Matt Horween is a certified public accountant and served as a commissioned U.S. foreign service officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development from March 1981 to March 1998. He served in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Egypt, Honduras and Barbados, spending about 15 years overseas. He ended his career stationed in Washington, D.C. as the financial controller for the bureau that controlled the foreign aid program for Europe, including all of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union and its former satellite countries. Horween also worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse & Company in New York City and held various financial management positions for several publically listed corporations. Early in his career, he served as a radio intercept analyst for the U.S. Air Force Security Service and was stationed in Greece. Horween graduated with honors from the CCNY, Baruch School of Business Administration and was Editor in Chief of the "Accounting Forum." He received the Haskins Award Silver Medal from the New York State Society of CPA's for the second highest grade on the May 1969 NYS CPA Examination. Since his retirement, he has served as the Acting Controller of the Clark County Library System and a large PVO in Las Vegas, NV.
Recent Articles By The Author
Dear Fed: Don't Hike Rates, Fix Your Balance Sheet
The only sensible thing is for the Fed to sell bonds into the market now, while it is still very strong.
It's Time for the Fed to Sell Bonds, Not Hike
Raising rates will act as a tax on everyone else.
Trump Is Right About U.S. Trade Deals -- and They're Even Worse for the Environment
Carbon taxes in industrialized countries have increased the global warming problem.
SEC Should Take Aim at JPMorgan's Dimon
It should claw back his bonuses and investigate its supine board.
The Road to Repairing US Infrastructure
Money to build roads overseas should find its way home.
Will Anything Change at Bonus Time?
With clawbacks a non-starter, maybe there'll be curbing of compensation at banks.
What Happened to Clawbacks?
The burden should be shared.
Winning the Blame Game
There's a silver lining in Main Street' suffering.
Domestic Pain, International Gain
Cuts from the sequester are hitting hard between our borders, while foreign aid gets a free pass.
Free Trade Explodes Emerging Markets' Massive Pollution
Leaders and green groups blind to trade give-aways.