Creating the Culture of Success

Tuesday, February 20

3:00PM - 4:00PM Eastern (12:00 PM-1:00 PM Pacific)

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Matt and Donata Hammonds of SoCal Recruiting discuss the challenges associated with finding and hiring the right people for your company. They’ll talk about the importance of experience versus character, and finally decide on which one (if either) is more important. And just as important: Where do we unearth the best people?

Complimentary Registration


Matthew Bratsis

Vice President, Contractor Services

As Vice President of Contractor Services, Matthew is responsible for all lending and finance operations within OPTIMUS Financing. He works directly with lending partners and affiliates developing and creating the most up-to-date finance offerings for EGIA’s vast contractor base. In addition, Matthew leads EGIA’s business development strategy, as well as the design and implementation of finance training content.

Matthew has been an integral part of the home improvement finance industry for over 20 years, with stops at American General Finance, Greensky and Renovate America. Matthew attended Virginia Commonwealth University, graduating with a degree in Psychology.