Religious Life

Matt Walzer

Managing Director


While Matt grew up patrolling the halls of Beth El, his professional tenure started in Spring of 2016 as Director of Charitable Giving and has served as our Managing Director since Fall of 2019. After graduating from Millikin University, Matt began his corporate career in 2005 transitioning to nonprofit work in the Jewish community in early 2012. In addition to his work at Beth El, he serves on the board of directors for MoveFWD and Talmud Torah of Minneapolis while also volunteering with Shout Out Loud MN: Suicide Awareness Charity Event.

Matt and his wife Kim are proud to raise their daughters, Madeline & Charlotte within the walls of Beth El and enjoy all the community brings. In his free time, Matt enjoys avoiding winter and relating every life experience back to an episode of The Office.