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Matt Episcopo

Motivational Speaker

About Matt Episcopo

Matt Episcopo has enjoyed making people laugh since he was a small boy. He began to study magic seriously in 1989 and took his art to the next level under the mentorship of a well-respected fellow magician Ron Zollweg from Utica, NY. Matt is a member of two of the most prestigious magic membership organizations in the world, the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM), and the Society of American Magicians (SAM).

Matt has won esteemed awards for magic, such as: The Walter Cummings Award, numerous times, and the Don Connelly Humanitarian Award. Matt is also one of only 200 magicians who attends the most prestigious gatherings of close-up magicians in the world, Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic, an annual "by-invitiation-only" magic convention that offers a chance to study and perform with the world's best magicians.

Matt is well known for his love of comedy and he always has a joke or funny story to share. His mission is to bring happiness to others and improve the world around him through laughter and smiles. Matt states, "Magic is my stress relief, I love to see the smiles that my magic brings to people".

Matt retired in 2011 after 21 years of service as a highly decorated Captain for the Madison County Sheriff 's Office in NY. He has won many esteemed awards throughout his 21-year career, including the Medal of Honor, Meritorious Service, Gallantry Star, Honorable Service, Sheriff 's Award and numerous citations. Matt has also served on protection details for President Clinton, former Soviet Union President Gorbachev and the Dalai Lama. He is a certified police instructor, professional speaker, and entertainer. His professional demeanor and speaking ability makes him a favorite for college and corporate events.