Matt Schaaf was a volunteer CRAB Skipper for three years before joining the Board.

He is currently an Executive Vice President at ds+f, A Full-Service Branding Agency. For over twenty years Matt has helped build and grow the business to serve a diverse mix of local, national, international and Fortune 500 clients. ds+f has been an integral partner with these clients for Marketing, Branding, Advertising, Digital Media and Event Promotion. ds+f has gained Inc. 500 status as well as winning numerous industry design awards for their work. As EVP Matt works directly with clients as well as handling the financials and operations of the business. Before ds+f Matt spent seven years in restaurant management.

A 20+ year resident of Annapolis, an avid alpine skier and ex-instructor, motorcyclist, power boater and sailor. Matt bought his first sailboat at age 14 after learning to sail at summer camp and has actively sailed boats up to thirty feet.

Matt is a graduate of Shepherd University in Hotel & Restaurant Management.  He also was an Eagle Scout in his youth.  He currently volunteers for several non-profit organizations

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