Matt Grimes

Talent Acquisition Lead

Matt Grimes leads our team’s efforts to cultivate positive candidate experiences and attract top talent to U.Group. He is deeply passionate about connecting with people and building exceptional teams.

Prior to joining U.Group, Matt was Head of Talent Acquisition at WhyHotel, a DC-based hospitality startup. He successfully scaled their team across all areas of operation during their Series B fundraising, almost tripling the overall headcount of the company. 

Matt’s early career as a management consultant greatly influenced his approach to developing and leading efficient hiring processes that focus on data-driven improvements to both the hiring team and candidate experience.

Matt is also an active member of the DC Talent Professionals network and an avid woodworker.

Matt holds a BS in Marketing from Penn State University.