MATT HILLIS is the Executive Director of the Bergamo Montessori School, an AMI school in Sacramento, California. His job role focuses on organisational development, training, marketing and strategic growth. Since assuming the position in 2004, the enrolment of the school has grown 200% to nearly 500 students. Matt developed and manages, one of the highest trafficked Montessori information sites in the world. He is co-founder of Nido Marketing, a digital marketing agency that helps Montessori schools grow with online marketing, strategy and deployment. Matt is the current Vice Chair of the Montessori Administrators Association. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in History from the university of California at Davis as well as a Primary Montessori diploma.