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What prompted you to enter into politics: Inefficiency, unnecessary waste of tax payers time & money.
Share some of the challenges you have faced in getting where you are today — becoming the GOP Nominee: Florida is very important state for republican party especially our county. Its a very competitive landscape but party recognized my leadership, energy and capacity to bring people together to vote and support the party.
- What is your vision or goals in life: To serve the public with honesty & integrity. I would like to increase the efficiency and transparency in government/especially tax collectors office operations.
How do you plan to realize your mission as the Tax Collector My experience and exposure to private sector business is a valuable asset and I learned the issues of tax collectors office while I worked under the current tax collector and I know how to address it.
qualifications/experiences you believe are factors that will help you elected: Republican party recognized my unique experience as an advantage and I’m well qualified to bring in unique leadership which is necessary to bring everybody together and achieve my goal of serving our citizens.
Any other thoughts/message you want to share with our readers:
* Hillsborough County Resident for over 29 years.
* Moved to Tampa when he was just 13 years old.
* Mathew is a international Businessman with over 21 years of experience. While in College studying Business Administration, Mathew Started, owned, operated several successful businesses in the US and abroad, also he is an Investor / Partner in several businesses.
* Mr. Mathew is very active in community and involved in many charity related activities, he spend two years overseas working on charity missions.
* He has been married for 15 years and Father of 2 boys.
* Worked under Tax Collector Mr. Doug Belden and Mathew is familiar with the ins and outs of the tax collectors operation. He understands the issues from a customers perspective, business owners perspective and a bureaucrats perspective too. He strongly believes that the Hillsborough county tax payers deserves better and we have to evolve and improve as our technology, circumstances and the demand changes. He knows the issues and he knows how to fix it for the constituents of Hillsborough county.
* Mathew is the best qualified person ever to run for this office because of his experience with both government sector and private sector experience along with domestic and international exposure with people from different background and cultures.