An experienced research manager and methodologist, Matthew Jenetopulos collaborates with Slover Linett’s project directors and leadership team to conduct and interpret strategic, equitable studies that help our cultural clients achieve their community goals. He has played key roles in our pandemic-era national research and strategy collaboration, Culture & Community in a Time of Crisis: A Special Edition of Culture Track, and has been keenly focused in exploring digital engagement, co-authoring a section of Slover Linett’s “Centering the Picture” report. He has also been helping orchestral clients (Minnesota Orchestra and The Cleveland Orchestra) explore what comes next after the pandemic. In addition, he has designed survey research and led statistical analysis for the Morton Arboretum, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Irvine Foundation, and Levitt Foundation, among other projects.
Prior to joining Slover Linett in 2018, Matthew worked in both research and the arts. He ran a small regional orchestra in Connecticut and later coordinated programs, marketing, and development for Midwest Young Artists, one of the largest ensemble-based youth music programs in the country. He later switched to social research, becoming a research analyst for aQity Research, where he programmed surveys, recruited respondents, and managed research studies for clients including park districts and financial services companies.
After graduating from Interlochen Arts Academy, Matthew began his undergraduate studies at Lawrence University in violin performance, graduated from the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music with a bachelor’s degree in music management, then earned an MBA in marketing and data analytics from Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. Outside of work, he can be found performing with the South Shore Orchestra, running, playing piano, and cooking in northwest Indiana where he lives with his wife Malorie and their children Elinor and Henry.