Matthew R. Cox
Matthew Cox is the founder and President of Capitol Partners. Matt has more than 20 years of experience as a lobbyist, attorney, political operative and public relations consultant. His government experience includes service with the Ohio Auditor of State as well as the position of Senior Deputy Attorney General in the office of Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro.
Matt has managed multiple campaigns at the county and state levels and has performed nearly every campaign function, including grassroots development, media, fundraising, and staff and volunteer management. His lobbying practice includes representation of business organizations and associations, private companies, charter school organizations and nonprofit entities.
Matt is a graduate of John Carroll University and Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He is active in the community, currently serving on the boards of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland and Cleveland After School All Stars. Matt has also served on the boards of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland, School Choice Ohio, John Carroll University Board of Regents and the Ohio Lottery Commission. Matt lives in Avon with his wife Diane and their three children Benjamin, Emily and Lauren.