Matthew Autterson is a businessman whose stellar career in finance spans more than 25 years. Only 2 years after graduating from Michigan State University in 1982, he was working at First Trust Corporation, and soon after, he helped charter the Colorado State Chartered Trust Company, a subsidiary of Integrated Resources based in New York. In 1986, he became president of Resources Trust Company which later became SunAmerica,Inc., and was acquired by AIG for $18 billion. Matthew is a former member and finance chair of the Young Presidents’ Organization and World Presidents’ Organization (YPO/WPO)
Besides having an ongoing interest in local, state and federal financial matters, he is currently the president and CEO of CNS Biosciences, an early-stage and clinical-stage bioscience company founded in 2013 by Scott Falci, M.D. CNS Biosciences research is devoted to neuropathic pain drug discovery. Matt is also a member of the Board of Directors of Falci Adaptive Biosystems (FAB). FAB is a nonprofit organization that helps people with neuromotor disabilities increase their control and interaction with their environments. FAB has a goal of making human-machine interface and other new technologies to help physically disabled people a reality. For a couple of amazing real-life stories on how FAB has helped individuals, see the following YouTube video presentations: https://youtu.be/Y-_eHsxF8DM and https://youtu.be/YGeFVt1Fbtg.
In addition to his business pursuits, Matthew Autterson has philanthropic interests that in the past have included the Denver Zoo and the Denver Zoological Foundation, the Webb-Waring Foundation, and Denver Hospice; and that are currently expressed through his involvement with FAB. Whenever Matt involves himself in a venture, he puts his wholehearted time and energy into it, as evidenced by a 2000 fundraiser event at the Denver Zoo in which Matt was credited with using his financial industry connections to bring in over $200,000 in donations, including a new $50,000 title sponsor, Mellon and its Dreyfus and Buck affiliates; six $15,000 Premiere Sponsors; seven $7,500 Benefactor Sponsors; and a long list of $3,000 Corporate Sponsors. See This Article for more information.
Matt and his wife Lori live in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado, with their children. Autterson enjoys classic artwork, inspiring nature quotes, taking ski trips with his family, and participating in the Baja 1000 off-road race in Mexico, most recently with his daughter Madison.