Matthew is a respected anti-fraud professional. Under his leadership, the Coalition is bringing together our diverse members from all sectors of the fraud fight including consumer advocates, insurers, legislators regulators, government agencies, prosecutors, law firms and respected business partners.
Before joining the Coalition staff in 2018, Matthew founded one of the nation’s leading law firms specializing in handling of insurance fraud and bad faith cases. He previously served as our Director of Government Affairs and legal counsel. Matthew is a prolific writer and speaker who serves on many boards and committees related to fraud-fighting efforts.
Matthew graduated from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law and the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music where he studied Radio, TV & Film.
Arinze Ifekauche is an award-winning professional with wide-ranging experience in public policy, politics and communications. Before joining the Coalition, Arinze was Communications Director for the Maryland Democratic Party. He also worked on Capitol Hill, and was named a “2015 Rising Star” by Campaign and Elections Magazine for his work in electing Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby and managing the Freddie Gray crisis.
Arinze has deep experience crafting messages centered on public policy narratives. He has coordinated communications efforts at the state, local and federal levels. He specializes in simplifying complex policy matters into accessible and useful information to stakeholders. Arinze has an undergraduate and Master’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Alabama and Kent State University.