Matthew Bannerman - Director of Housing, Operations and Programs
Matthew started working in provincial licensed and unlicensed group homes in Vancouver BC at the age of 19. Matthew went on to Manage several licensed and unlicensed homes winning awards for his work in that vocation for the next 15 years for the emphasis on inclusion of stakeholders and adherence to licensing and accreditation standards. Matthew moved to Calgary in 2006 to join his family who were deeply involved in addressing Calgary’s homeless through their work at the Mustard Seed and held several Senior Management positions at the Mustard Seed. Matthew managed the areas of Housing, case management, Advocacy, Health and Wellness (including the Health Clinic), the Volunteer department and was the housing projects Manager. Under his leadership these areas underwent significant development. Matthew came to the Victory Foundation in 2013 and holds the position of Director of Housing, Operations and Programs. Matthew has 25 years of working with various demographics of people in a professional social service capacity. Matt has been married to Charmaine for over 8 years, they have 2 children Douglas and Lawrence.