Meet Matt Penoyar—Sports fan and family man. He’s joined our Digital Design Experience Team as a UX Specialist, where he puts his research and design skills to good use. Get to know Matt below!

Q: Why did you choose Brunner?

A: I really liked everyone that I met throughout the interview process. I was excited to be able to do research and design in an agency setting.

Q: Where were you born?

A: Michigan.

Q: Do you have any siblings?

A: 3 brothers.

Q: What hobbies did you have in high school?

A: Baseball, Art, Gardening.

Q: Where did you go to college?

A: Kennesaw State University.

Q: Tell us about your home life.

A: I am married to my amazing wife, Michelle. We have one dog who is 10 years old.

Q: Any fun projects happening at home?

A: There are a lot of projects going on right now! We moved to a new house in September of 2020. We recently removed 14 trees from our backyard (there are still 36 large trees) and added a lawn, vegetable garden, and lots of fun plants.

Q: What do you do on the weekends?

A: Usually, family time and working on projects. There is also a good bit of football and sports being watched.

Q: What is one thing on your bucket list?

A: Hike the Appalachian Trail.

Q: What is one thing you’ve crossed off your bucket list?

A: Run a full marathon.

Q: How do you like your coffee?

A: Pretty much any way. It’s just fuel.

Q: What would you do with a million dollars?

A: Pay off mortgage and save the rest.

Q: If you could eat without getting full, what would your ultimate buffet be?

A: Definitely a Chinese buffet.