Meet Our Interim Executive Director: Tom Matos!

The Aliveness Project is pleased to welcome Thomas Matos (Tom) as the new Interim Executive Director. Tom is a native of Minneapolis and attended Haverford College and Stanford University. He earned his Master’s degree in Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation at Stanford.

Tom worked for thirty years in higher education administration. He served as a Regional Director of Admission at the University of Pennsylvania, Director of Admissions at Vassar College, Chief Admission and Financial Aid Officer at New York Law School.

Most recently Tom was the Vice President for Student Services at Saint Paul College where he was responsible for all student support services including admission, enrollment, financial aid, counselling, career services, academic support, student conduct, and student life.

Tom has served, also, as a Board member and Chair of the Board at River’s Edge Academy, a charter school in Saint Paul.

To contact Tom, please call (612) 822-7946, ext. 201 or email him at