"90% of the game is half mental."
- Yogi Berra
Molly Matthews is the founder and CEO of Job-IQ, a social impact enterprise that empowers job candidates to create work they love. She developed Job-IQ as member of Seed Spot’s 2017 Social Enterprise Business Accelerator.
Molly is a serial entrepreneur. Her first business, a communications company, Matthews Media Group (MMG) grew under her leadership to over 150 employees. The Washington Business Journal ranked MMG number 4 among public relations firms in Washington, D.C.; PR Week ranked MMG in the top 35 of public relations firms nationwide. MMG was acquired by Omnicom Group, a publicly traded company of global market leaders in advertising and communication.
Molly then turned her attention to workforce development, consulting for higher education career centers and nonprofit employment programs on career literacy. She also speaks and conducts workshops on strategic planning, team building, and diversity and inclusion.
Molly is a 2018 Global Good Fund Fellow and a board member of Brendan Sailing. She was appointed by Maryland’s governor as a trustee of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, served as chair and is the former board chair and current trustee of The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. She also served as chair of Montgomery County's Charter Commission. Molly was elected to Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Society in Higher Education. She is a member of Leadership Washington and the Cosmos Club.
Previously, she was Director of Public Education for Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and an account executive at Porter, Novelli & Associates.
Molly is the author of Job-IQ Stories: Find a Job, Create a Career, Build a Business, and an e-book, Six Steps to Career Re-Invention 50+.
Molly lives in Washington, D.C. and Fort Lauderdale, FL.