Matthew A. Scogin

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Portage, Michigan
CitizenshipUnited States of America
  • Political science
  • Economics
Alma mater
  • Academic administrator
  • Business leader
  • Government official

Matthew A. Scogin is an American academic administrator, business leader, and government official who became the 14th president of Hope College in Holland, Michigan, in 2019.[1] Previous to assuming this role, he held leadership positions at the United States Department of the Treasury and the New York Stock Exchange.


Scogin grew up in Portage, Michigan, and graduated from Hope College in 2002 with a bachelor of arts degree in political science and economics. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. After graduating from Harvard, Scogin became a fellow with the Robert Bosch Stiftung Foundation in Germany where he studied unemployment and labor market policy.


Government and Finance

Scogin returned to the U.S. in 2005 and served as the fiscal policy advisor to Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts. From 2006 to 2008, he was a senior advisor to the under secretary of domestic finance at the United States Department of the Treasury.[2]

In 2008, Scogin became chief of staff and senior advisor to the CEO of Wachovia Bank where he worked until 2009. For five years (2009-2014), he worked at NYSE Euronext, serving as the senior vice president and chief of staff[3] at the 3,000-person company that ran the New York Stock Exchange as well as five exchanges in Europe.

From 2014 to 2019, Scogin was the chief administrative officer at the global finance advisory firm, Perella Weinberg Partners in New York City. There he oversaw operations, strategy, corporate services, human resources and communications for the firm’s 11 global offices.


Scogin assumed the role of president of Hope College on July 1, 2019 and was inaugurated on Sept. 13, 2019.[4] Since taking office, he has launched a new vision and initiative to fully fund tuition called Hope Forward.[5]


Scogin received the U.S. Treasury Department Exceptional Service Award in 2008. In 2013, he was one of 19 leaders of New York City to be named a David Rockefeller Fellow by the Partnership for New York City.[6] Hope College recognized him with a Young Alumni Award in 2014.[7]


  1. "Hope College names its 14th president". Crain's Detroit Business. 14 December 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Give Thanks for Academic Sleuths". American Enterprise Institute. 17 November 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Featured Speaker Matthew Scogin".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Matthew A. Scogin installed as 14th president of Hope College". Holland Sentinel. 14 September 2019. Retrieved 23 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "Hope College takes big step toward tuition-free campus". AP NEWS. 14 July 2021. Retrieved 22 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. Sklerov, Farrell (2 October 2012). "Partnership For New York City Announces 2012-13 Class of David Rockefeller Fellows". Retrieved 23 November 2021 – via Rubenstein Communications, Inc.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. PR, Hope College. "Hope to Honor Two Alumni with 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards". Hope College.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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