Manuel Mattz Announces Graduation from SNHU Undergraduate Finance Program

Manuel Mattz

Financial studies student and business owner will receive a degree and immediately begin a graduate program at Oregon State University

HOOPA, CALIF., UNITED STATES, March 21, 2022 / — Manuel Mattz today announced his highly anticipated graduation from Southern New Hampshire University’s undergraduate finance program. Mattz has already been accepted to the Graduate School at Oregon State University, where he will begin classes for a Master of Science in Business (MSB) in Financial Analytics this summer.

Mattz is a member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, descendant of the Yurok Tribe, former Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar, and former Wi’aasal (Great Oak) Future Leaders Scholar.

“I plan to use my accounting and finance training to improve tribal government fiscal management, consult with local small and medium-sized businesses, and educate young people about the importance of managing personal finances and planning for the future,” said Mattz, owner of Manuel. Mattz Financial.

Mattz founded the accounting and financial services company in 2020. The company offers accounting and payroll services, as well as A/P and A/R services, to people of color and business owners in the community. LGBTQ. Mattz’s competitive advantage is focused on being a professional and affordable financial services company. Its philosophy is centered on diversity and inclusion of all races and genders (or those who are gender neutral).

He will also study for the essential CMA license to add to his financial credentials and company offerings.

While working and attending school, Mattz secured more than $500,000 in funds for the Hoopa Valley Tribe through state electric vehicle (EV) charger programs. He has also managed and reported on over $250,000 in tribal grant funds for the Hoopa Valley Tribe. Mattz completed a competitive financial summer internship at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI), where he researched major energy companies, such as Exxon Mobil Corporation and Pacific Gas & Electric.

The finance professional also won an additional scholarship in financial accounting at PYT Funds, Inc. He developed a comprehensive report on financial stakeholders for investors, successfully obtained more than $65,000 under the federal program Payroll Protection (PPP) and produced detailed financial reports for creditors and grants. apps.

Mattz also played an important role in coordinating the 2020 decennial census in Hoopa and helped the Hoopa Valley Tribe achieve a 98% effective response rate. Additionally, Manuel conducted extensive federal research and local survey gathering to inform the internal leadership of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, in preparation for receiving funds from the American Rescue Plan Act 2021.

He currently works as a senior accountant for K’ima:w Medical Center, where he handles complex transactions, develops reports for funding agencies, and creates financial statements for internal management and external stakeholders.

Raised in Hoopa, California, he is the son of Earlene and Anthony Mattz and the grandson of Betty Franz-Mattz and Phillip Mattz, and Becky James. He is the great-grandson of Manuel Mattz and Pauline Mattz, Ernest Franz, Jimmie James and Josephine James.

In his spare time, Manuel loves fantasy and science fiction books and his two beautiful puppies. He is spending quality time with his loving family and learning intermediate Spanish and elementary German.

For general or press inquiries, he can be contacted at For inquiries or business proposals, he can be contacted through his professional website at


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