Averett GPS Alumnus Matthew Storer ‘95 Recognized for Extraordinary Leadership in Philanthropy

Posted on December 31st, 2015 by Averett

Matthew Storer, who earned his MBA from Averett’s GPS program and worked at Microsoft Corporation for 8 years, was nominated by the Microsoft Alumni Foundation for the Integral Fellows Awards.


Storer, now President and CEO of VisionTrust International (Colorado Springs, CO), works with victims of human trafficking or child labor, youth orphaned because of AIDS, and infants most likely to die before the age of 5 due to preventable malaria, diarrhea or malnutrition. During his time as president, VisionTrust has grown to serve nearly 14,000 children in 16 countries.

Storer became the President of VisionTrust International, Inc. in April of 2004 after a 14-year career in the technology industry, the last 8 years with Microsoft Corporation. Today, he is both the President and CEO of VisionTrust.

Prior to joining VisionTrust full-time, Storer was an active member of the Board of Directors for four years. Mr. Storer received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Systems Analysis from Taylor University and his postgraduate Masters degree in Business Administration from Averett. In addition to his duties at VisionTrust International, Mr. Storer also serves voluntarily as the Chairman of the Board for the Christian Alliance for Orphans; as Chairman of the Board for Food for Orphans; and is a trustee for Housing Services Alliance.