Matthew Burkett was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Advisory Council on Jan. 1. 2022. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of The Flyfisher Group in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver. The Flyfisher Group is a capital, consulting and holding company that specializes in growing sustainable assets.

In his 25-year career, Mr. Burkett has founded more than 10 companies and invested in more than 20 small businesses. As a philanthropist, Mr. Burkett gives back to his communities through The Burkett Family Foundation and Lincoln Hills Cares.