Founders

Executive Director, Matt Bogoshian


Matt Bogoshian, AMCC’s Executive Director, is an entrepreneurial leader who served as a policy official at both the California EPA and the U.S. EPA in Washington DC where he helped to create and lead the IMCP initiative to advance more sustainable economic development while teaching at the Georgetown University Law Center.

Matt’s varied career began as a high school history teacher followed by service as a US Navy JAG Corps Officer where he earned the Joint Service Commendation Medal. In Monterey County, California, he and his wife Robin raised three children as he became a state-wide consumer and environmental protection prosecutor, also serving on local governing boards for public schools and affordable housing. In business, he has been a part of several family ventures and more recently was Chief Sustainability Officer for REV, a sustainability services start-up.


Dr. Michael J. Goff is President and CEO of the Northeast-Midwest Institute. He has three decades of senior executive experience in management, development, and communications, and a long-standing interest in government, public policy, and nonprofit institutions.

A native of Philadelphia, he spent much of his career in Baltimore, and more recently in Washington, D.C. From 2011 to 2015, he served as senior vice president and chief development officer at Independent Sector, a leadership organization representing and serving the nonprofit and philanthropic community nationwide. Dr. Goff also served for 21 years as vice president for development and college relations at Loyola University Maryland, from 1987 to 2008. During his tenure, he led five major capital campaigns, raising over $200 million in annual and capital support for the university, and also managed external relations, community relations, and media relations. Previously he served as director of planning and development at The Gilman School, also in Baltimore, from 1982 to 1987, and was special assistant to the president at Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pennsylvania, from 1977 to 1979.

Since 2008 Dr. Goff also teaches at The George Washington University as Professorial Lecturer in Political Science, teaching The American Presidency. He serves on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer of Common Cause Maryland.

Dr. Goff earned a Ph.D. in Government at Georgetown University in 2002, specializing in American Politics, Public Policy, and Political Theory. He also holds an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Political Science from Saint Joseph’s University. His research on the impact of money and the media during the early stage of the presidential nomination process was published in 2004 in his book The Money Primary: The New Politics of the Early Presidential Nomination Process.


Andrew Stettner, Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation, has over 20 years of experience modernizing workforce policies and social insurance programs at every level, including community organizing, research, policy, and program development.

Before joining The Century Foundation, he served as Executive Director of Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, Deputy Director of the National Employment Law Project, Vice President for Work & Family Supports at Seedco and Chief Program Officer at Single Stop USA. For the past 2 years, Andrew has led the High Wage America project. The High-Wage America project has brought together innovative manufacturing leaders with scholars to develop a first-of-its-kind comprehensive, bottoms-up, socially inclusive and sustainable industrial policy.  Andrew’s research on the economy is frequently featured in the media including New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer and National Public Radio, and is a critical voice on Capitol Hill, most recently testifying for the House Energy and Commerce Committee.