Matt Lohr combines 25 years of platform speaking experience with a wealth of real world adventures.
Some of those experiences include meeting with U.S. Presidents, riding a bull, hiking the Grand Canyon, raising six kids, winning a new Dodge truck, teaching middle school, climbing Mt. Fuji and entertaining audiences in all 50 states and eight countries around the world.
Raised on a century farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Matt developed a passion for farming, working hard and serving others at a very early age.
At the age of 19, he was elected vice president of the national FFA organization, where he helped lead a student organization of over 400,000 members.
At age 33, Matt was elected to the Virginia state legislature and by 38, he was serving as Virginia’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. After leaving public office, he continued his passion for speaking and serving others by developing and leading the dynamic Knowledge Center at Farm Credit of the Virginias. Today, in addition to speaking, Matt along with his wife Beth and their six children continue their farming roots as they own and operate Valley Pike Farm, Inc.
Matt combines his experiences as a father, farmer, teacher, elected official and community leader into an inspiring and entertaining presentation that’s guaranteed to please crowds of all ages. His programs receive the highest ratings as audiences connect with his sincerity, humility, faith and contagious love of life. If you’re looking for a dynamic presenter to help make your next event a rousing success, consider adding Matt Lohr to the lineup. Your audience will be glad you did.