Executive Vice President and General Manager, High School
Matt Wertz brings extensive industry knowledge and leadership to WorldStrides. Having held several pivotal roles at Explorica, including CEO, he has had 15 years of experience and hands-on involvement with every facet of educational travel. He has led numerous technical and service-based innovations that have transformed the entire industry. Matt shares WorldStrides’ passion for changing students’ lives through high-quality, affordable travel programs across the globe.
Matt oversees WorldStrides’ OnStage and Perspectives divisions, as well as Explorica programs for middle and high schoolers. He also manages operations for the WorldStrides and Explorica organizations. Prior to joining the company, he worked as an e-commerce consultant and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in electrical engineering from Boston University.