The Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission (KFEC) has named Northern Kentuckian Matt Frey as Executive Director.
Frey will lead the Commission, which serves to evaluate and develop plans to improve financial literacy in Kentucky. The Commission also provides support to educators teaching the subject across the Commonwealth.
Frey, a Campbell County native, most recently worked as a graduate research assistant at the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at George Washington University.
He has spent his academic and professional career researching best practices and the impact of financial literacy on individuals and communities.
Frey is a graduate of Newport Central Catholic High School and Northern Kentucky University and received his M.A. from George Washington University.
The Commission has six target categories: Kentuckians with disabilities, aging Kentuckians, state employees, low-income families, students, and veterans and military personnel. You can find more on the Kentucky Financial Education Commission here.