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Matt Thompson

Matt Thompson

Department Chair of IMC


Research, Professional and Creative Activity


  • M.S. in Interactive Communication
  • B.S. in Public Relations

Professional Profile

In addition to serving as the Department Chair for Flagler College’s Strategic Communication Major, Matt Thompson is also Managing Partner of For The Table Hospitality which created food and beverage brands such as Madison Social, Township, Centrale, Social Catering & Events, and SoDough Bakery. After receiving both his degrees from Florida State University ( B.S. in Public Relations, M.S. in Interactive Communication), Matt went on to have an eclectic marketing background that includes agency, brand, and academic experience. He has taught various communication courses at Florida State University, University of Central Florida, and numerous community colleges. As mentioned, he currently is Managing Partner at For The Table Hospitality where he oversees all marketing and customer experience. In 2014, he received the Tallahassee Golden ACE Award for Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2016 he won the Leadership Tallahassee’s Leadership Pacesetter award. 

Teaching and Related Service


  • Florida State University, M.S. in Interactive Communication
  • Florida State University, B.S. in Public Relations



More Information

Professional Organizations:

  • Tallahassee Entrepreneur Association
  • Leon County Tourism Development, Board Member
  • Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce


Classes Taught:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Foundations of PR/Strategic Communication
  • Digital Media for PR/Strategic Communication
  • Social Media for PR/Strategic Communication