Matthew A. Kearney grew up in the Nordonia Hills community located in Northeast Ohio. In 2008, he graduated from Nordonia Hills High School located in Macedonia. As a proud “Knight,” Matthew was active in the High School’s Leadership Team and Student Council. As a good “Zip!”, Matthew attended The University of Akron in 2012 and received his Bachelor of Arts in History, with a Minor in Poli-Science and Pre-Law. Matthew was appointed to The University of Akron Student Government- Judicial Branch and served in the United States House of Representatives in Congressman Jim Renacci’s Office in Wadsworth, Ohio.