David Matta is the Director of Business Services for PSU, a newly created position in Information Technology Services. Dave’s business knowledge comes from his 28 years as owner/operator of a small restaurant chain in the greater Manchester area where he served most of his tenure as the financial director. After the sale of his business in November 2008, he was contracted as a Project Manager for Newsound Concerts. At Newsound Dave planned and directed a 4-day music festival in the lakes region of NH, which included 100 bands, 500 volunteers and 10,000 guest attendees. Prior to accepting the position at PSU, he was adjunct faculty at UNH in Durham in the Foodservice Management and Hospitality department.
As Director of Business Services, Dave has the responsibility of providing business related support for all PSU IT. Financial analysis, budgeting and contract negotiations are among the duties assigned to the Business Services Department. Business Services also oversees all institutional IT purchases working closely with the PSU purchasing office to ensure PSU realizes optimal benefits from its vendors.
When not working, Dave enjoys spending time hiking the NH mountains, enjoying the New England coastline, golfing and kayaking.