Matt Erickson

(Retired) Chief Operating Officer and Founding Executive, Zayo Group
President, MRE Holdings
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Matt Erickson was formerly COO and a member of the founding executive team at Zayo Group, a bandwidth infrastructure provider. Matt helped found Zayo in 2006 and remained at Zayo through 3Q2016.

Prior to Zayo, Erickson was part of the executive team that took ICG Communications private in an $8 million buyout. ICG was sold 16 months after taking it private for $225 million.

Before joining ICG, Erickson held various finance and strategy positions at Level 3 Communications. Erickson started his career at PWC. Erickson received his B.S. in accounting from CSU in 1998 where he graduated summa cum laude with honors.

In retirement, Erickson runs his family investment office, MRE Holdings. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, Meg, and their two children. Erickson is a lifelong Broncos fan who loves to cycle and hike and generally enjoys the great Colorado outdoors.