Matt Simon

Chief Marketing Officer

Matt Simon, CMO Penn Foster.

Matt Simon is the Chief Marketing Officer for Penn Foster Group. As CMO, Matt and his team are responsible for developing strategies, content, programs and insights that bring new learners to Penn Foster Group’s portfolio of brands and that support the completion of their studies.

Matt leads a best-in-class marketing team, all of whom are focused on delivering a learner-centric, innovative, and impactful brand story. His areas of responsibility include brand strategy, performance marketing, advanced analytics, communications and B2B marketing. Simon’s tenure with the company began in 2022.

Matt has over 20 years of marketing experience, working across the CPG, QSR and Retail industries. Prior to joining Penn Foster Group, Matt served as Chief Brand Experience Officer at The GIANT Company, a proud local brand of Ahold Delhaize. He also spent memorable years working on several national recognized brands, including The Hershey Company, Del Monte Foods and Auntie Anne’s.

Matt has also had the honor serving on the boards for the Central PA Food Bank and Please Touch Museum of Philadelphia.

Matt earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh and his MBA from The Pennsylvania State University.

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