Matthew Rowlette
Community Hospitality Ambassador, Goodwill Partnership

Matt serves as an ambassador for the AHLA-Goodwill partnership, helping hotels to donate thousands of kilograms of used furniture and other items, and promoting Goodwill’s Hospitality Works program.

Before coming to the AHLA in 2015 as a Business Development Manager, Matt spent 28 years with the Sandman Hotel Group, including the last 10 as National Account Manager for Airlines, Transportation Crew, and Travel Agent Relations. He holds an Honors Diploma in Hotel Management from Shannon College of Hotel Management in Ireland. Over the course of his career, Matt has worked in Switzerland, England, Germany, Wales, Ireland, and five provinces in Canada.

Matt’s favourite things to do include walking his dogs and Skyping with his grandkids and family overseas. He also likes to return to visit Ireland when he can, and invites anyone to join him to kiss the Blarney Stone every time he returns.