Strategic Development Group welcomes industry expert Matt Szuhaj

Matt Szuhaj

Strategic Development Group (SDG), a leading site selection firm based in Greenville, SC, proudly announces the addition of industry expert Matt Szuhaj to their distinguished team. With a strong foundation in site selection consulting and a track record of success in global deployment strategy, market-entry, and corporate development, Matt brings over thirty years of invaluable experience to SDG.

Matt’s extensive background includes domestic and international site selection and development, making him a key asset to SDG’s mission of providing optimum solutions tailored to each client’s unique needs. His expertise encompasses global deployment strategy, market-entry, footprint optimization, operating model design, supply chain strategy, real estate and site evaluations, infrastructure review, operating costs/conditions analysis, and business incentive and entitlement negotiations.

In his work at a leading international business consulting firm, Matt managed and executed global strategies for numerous corporate clients, spanning manufacturing, distribution operations, shared service centers, data centers, R&D facilities, and headquarters projects throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

In addition to his location strategy experience, Matt conducted comprehensive economic development strategies, including asset and liability analyses, target industry evaluations, site and infrastructure readiness assessments, military facility reuse strategies, business attraction strategies, innovation strategies, and incentive/entitlement/regulatory strategies.

Some of the prestigious clients Matt has worked with include AAA, Affymetrix, AK Steel, Amgen, Google, Johnson & Johnson, Nike, Novartis, Roche, and many more, showcasing his versatility across various industries.

“We are thrilled to welcome Matt to our team. His wealth of experience and strategic acumen align perfectly with SDG’s commitment to delivering unparalleled site selection solutions. Matt’s presence heightens our ability to provide our clients the highest level of service,” says SDG President and Founder Mark Williams.

“Matt will be an incredible asset to our clients. We look forward to the fresh insights and perspective he will bring to our team. His client-focused, data-driven approach and years of industry experience bring depth to our team and will be an important advantage on projects.,” says Jeannette Goldsmith, SDG Vice President.

Matt Szuhaj holds a B.S. in Construction Engineering and Management from Purdue University and an M.B.A. in Finance and Real Estate from Indiana University, further solidifying his credentials in the field.

Strategic Development Group (SDG) is a specialized site selection consulting firm based in Greenville, SC, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The team promptly identifies optimum locations, maximizes incentive value, and minimizes risk for corporations worldwide. Founded in 1999, SDG has a proven track record of success across various industries, managing projects with capital investments ranging from $15 million to over $1 billion.