Matt Werder

Senior Director, Retail Operations

Matt began working at Fleet Feet in 2005 at the Syracuse store before moving to the Store Support Team in 2016 as the senior retail operations manager, where he now oversees brand education and manages special projects. Originally from New Jersey, he ran collegiately for Syracuse University while earning a degree in public relations.

Matt is moved by the way Fleet Feet inspires the runner in everyone. He worked with beginning runner groups while at Syracuse, which are still some of his favorite memories. He says, “Nothing compares to that moment, celebrating the accomplishment of finishing that 5K with new runners who thought they could never do it.”

Matt now lives in Cary, N.C., with his wife, Candace, and two daughters, Jordyn and Ayla. When he’s not outdoors hiking, kayaking, or playing sports, he can be found watching Liverpool football, also known as soccer. But he is most defined for his love of lists to keep everything straight.