Matthew Currin is the president and founder of Convene Training, LLC. Convene Training encompasses MatthewCurrin.com and the Convene Training Application. Matthew was a leader of Marines as an Officer and aviator. During his career he was hand selected to become one of the first fleet aviators to fly the V-22 Osprey. He spent much of his time in the Marine Corps as an instructor. During this tenure he was part of the first Marine forces in Afghanistan in 2001 after 9/11 where he led multiple missions while fighting in “Operation Enduring Freedom.” In 1999 he also participated in combat operations in “Operation Allied Force” in Kosovo. After completing his operational tour he became a flight school instructor at Naval Schools Command Pensacola where he was charged with teaching newly commissioned officers how to fly the TH-57 Bell Jet Ranger.
While part of VMMT-204 he is credited with starting a transformational Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Risk and Resource Management (RRM) program for Marine Corps rotary-wing aviation for all rotary wing assault support aircraft programs. He developed integrated, cross-functional rotary-wing aviation capability requirements to support future strategic Marine Corps warfighting concepts.
Matthew Currin is a coach, trainer, consultant, and motivational speaker that specializes in providing a real perspective on the importance of time-critical decision-making and ‘Sharing of Experience and Knowledge.’ He is a subject matter expert on Time Critical Decision Making, Managing Risk and Resources, Communication, Teamwork, Command and Control within the structure of a team, information exchange and questioning, human error and avoidance, scenario based training and briefing/debriefing.
Matthew is an AirCare Pilot in Helicopter EMS. When flying the EC-130 and EC-135 he works in the Time Critical Decision Making Environment. He practices what he teaches everyday. It is his responsibility as the ‘Pilot in Command’ to safely transport his crew and patient from ‘Scene to Facility’ or ‘Facility to Facility.’ Matthew and his crew must be able to operate in a highly demanding environment day or night.
He has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Communications from UNC- Greensboro. He resides in Winston-Salem, NC with his wife Tisha and three children.