Matt Wigler is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. He first came to Miami to attend music school at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, where he studied jazz and piano. He started playing jazz and blues piano professionally at a very young age when he was in high school in Maryland. He graduated with a double major from the University of Miami in Music and Spanish Language. He fell in love with Miami and decided to stay and get his MBA from the University of Miami. Matt is now the Founder and CEO of MHW Live Music and Wigler Group.
Matt founded MHW Live Music in 2016, with the mission to become the leading provider of entertainment for hotel food and beverage outlets in the United States. Today, their team provides top local musicians and DJs to dozens of hotels in every US region, focusing on guest experience and stress-free scheduling for our hotel manager clients. Their clients are luxury hotels under the Waldorf Astoria, Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and other brands. They’re active in various hospitality, food and beverage, and meetings and events industry associations.
Matt founded Wigler Group in 2020, with the goal of helping small-to-midsize businesses achieve a consistent flow of qualified sales meetings. Their team handles the prospecting and schedules the sales meetings for dozens of B2B clients in software, advertising, and other industries. Matt has an active career as a jazz and blues artist and performs with his trio at venues and festivals worldwide. In this episode, he speaks on topics including entrepreneurship, business-to-business sales, and building strong company culture in a remote environment.
“You’d be surprised how many people are willing to help you if you ask in the right way, especially people who are older and more successful that have walked the same path.”– Matt Wigler