Matt McGovern: Administrator

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Matt began working for Pemberton Law
as the Administrator in 2006.  As the
Administrator, he is in charge of
day-to-day business at the four
locations.  In addition to the financial
side of the business, Matt hires new
employees, facilitates the mentorship
program, reviews the benefit programs,
is a trustee of the firm’s 401k plan, and
manages the facilities.  Matt also serves
on the firm’s executive committee and
oversees human resources, accounting,
technology, and marketing. 
Professionally, Matt is a proud member
of the MN Chapter of the Association of
Legal Administrators (ALAMN) along with
the National group of the Association of
Legal Administrators (ALA).

After growing up in Northfield Minnesota,
Matt attended St. John’s University in
Collegeville, MN and graduated in 2001
with a Bachelor’s in Business Management. 
After college, Matt worked in leadership
positions at Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and Reliakor Services in the Twin Cities before moving to Fergus Falls in 2006.

Volunteering and community involvement are important to Matt.  Matt is the only Minnesota board member on the Minn-Kota chapter of the American Red Cross, a chapter that covers five counties in Minnesota and all of North Dakota. He is also a board member at the Pebble Lake Golf Club and a past President of the Fergus Falls Chamber of Commerce.

Matt and his wife Kelli live in Fergus Falls with their two boys, Riley and Simon.  In his free time, Matt enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time with his family on Leech Lake.