A Note from Matt

Hey, I’m Matt. 

Over the past decade, I’ve been blessed by a remarkable journey of faith that led me to walk away from a promising career, write a book, speak in front of thousands of people and be involved in a number of business endeavors. But most importantly, doing all of that while valuing my marriage and raising five kids amid the challenges of life, entrepreneurship and faith.

People often ask me, “What do you do?”

I hate that question because it’s impossible to put me in a box — I’m currently the CEO of Airlie Oak Insurance Group, an independent insurance agency in my hometown of Wilmington, NC. But I’ve also given a TEDx Talk, been on an Amazon documentary, played live music gigs, hosted a home church, been a radio host, interviewed business leaders and even started a sports card business with my son. I’ve also sat with everyday folks and listened to their story, ministered to the homeless and invested countless hours in aspiring business people who need help getting started in their career.

The common denominator in all of these things is people. I simply love helping people. And, I have the unique ability to bring inspiration, encouragement and wisdom to those environments that elevates everyone involved. So, my goal with this site is to simply connect with and invest in people.

For that reason, there’s a number of resources that you’ll find here — from speaking services, to consulting and coaching packages, to articles and Faith in Business resources. Take some time to look things over and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or would like to connect further.

I’m sincerely glad you’re here.


Next Steps:

Learn more about Airlie Oak Insurance Group

In early 2024, I started an independent insurance agency and I currently serve as CEO. To connect with us about specific insurance needs, visit www.airlieoakins.com

Scheulde a Call or shoot me an email

I love connecting with people. And whether you’re looking to get plugged in or just want to see how we might be able to help, I’d love to hear from you.

Click this link to setup a call.

Check out Faith in Business

We host a series of monthly meetings aimed at connecting with businesses leaders and encouraging them. Then, we provide a variety of resources for our growing community to stay connected.

Click here to learn more about Faith in Business.

Visit Ham House Sports

We started a business out of our love for sports and sports cards. My son, Matthew, has had the opportunity to interview industry leaders and travel the country to sports cards shows.

Click here to learn about Ham House Sports

Learn About Giving Back Through our Redefined

The Redefined noprofit is our endeavor to support Biblical teaching and values in families and businesses. We host regular meetings, provide resources for startups and create educational tools to help people grow in their faith while doing the work they love.

All site information is Copyrighted: © Matt Ham 2023

24 Responses to A Note from Matt

  1. Chance Scoggins August 30, 2013 at 1:03 pm #

    Great site, Matt! And what a great family! Wish we were in the same town. I think we’d be great friends – many similar interests and purpose. I’m looking forward to getting to know you better here, though. 🙂


    • Matt Ham August 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm #

      Thank you so much for taking the time to read! I caught a little bit of you on Robert’s YouTube page and then have seen a few of your posts via Twitter as well! I would love to stay in touch, who knows where these roads may lead! Keep fighting the good fight my man! Have a great holiday weekend!

  2. Michael L O'Brien September 2, 2013 at 11:28 pm #

    You are an inspiration my friend… I read everything you write and you have motivated me to get started on a project that I have let little details become road blocks and allowed me to procrastinate. I’ve added you to a Directory that I am building http://www.optiosystems.com/mattham-com … I’ve been lucky in always having everything I have ever needed although I don’t have many needs… Like that Zig Ziggler saying “If you help enough people get what they want, you will get what you want.”… What I want is to help everyone get what they need. It’s a bottom up strategy from family, friends, community, small business, family farms, local non profits… a groundswell of ideas and drive that will ignite the changes we need that everyone can have what they need. Thank you Matt!!!

    • Matt Ham September 3, 2013 at 4:28 am #

      Thank you brother! That’s awesome to hear about your new site! Please keep me in the loop with it. Zig is the man and very wise; you are wise to follow. Michael, although we only worked together for a short time, I always appreciated the fact that, I don’t think I ever saw you without a smile on your face. That takes a lot of strength and shows incredible opportunity. Keep fighting the good fight!

  3. LFFL February 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm #

    Great About page!

    • Matt Ham February 15, 2014 at 1:32 pm #

      Thanks! And thanks for stopping by!

  4. Chad Biggerstaff March 3, 2014 at 11:28 am #

    Great site man! Very inspirational… We have a lot in common, and we are looking forward to being neighbors by the end of the year. I just wanted to touch base. We are looking forward to getting to know you and your family.

    • Matt Ham March 3, 2014 at 12:06 pm #

      Thanks Chad! Are you moving to Autumn Hall?? Shoot me an email! Would love to catch up!

      • Chad Biggerstaff March 4, 2014 at 10:41 am #

        Yeah man! Getting ready to start… I shot you an email yesterday with some more details. Talk to you soon.

        • Matt Ham March 4, 2014 at 10:46 am #

          Just got it Chad! Thanks and we’ll definitely catch up soon!

  5. chance March 9, 2014 at 12:57 am #

    Great new site, Matt!! And c’mon, dude! Look at those legs! 😉

    • Matt Ham March 9, 2014 at 11:42 am #

      Hahaha! You should see my wife’s 😉 (JK)

      Thanks for stopping by brother!

      That moment was so spontaneous when MJ was greeting me at the finish line, I just picked him up and threw him on the shoulders. If you knew me 5 years ago, there’s no way I would have been in the position, mentally or physically, to ever think about doing that.

      On another note, I’m working out a Nashville trip summer or fall – I’ll be in touch!

  6. Arlen Miller July 1, 2014 at 5:47 pm #

    Thanks for putting yourself out there. Thanks for sharing from your own hard-earned, firsthand experiences.

    • Matt Ham July 1, 2014 at 8:02 pm #

      Thank you for being part of the story, Arlen!


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