An accomplished investment banking expert, Matt Eitner is the chief executive officer of Laidlaw & Company (UK), Ltd. in New York City. For over two decades, he has successfully worked in key managerial positions across different investment and brokerage firms. Skilled in investment banking, private equity and wealth management, Matt Eitner is involved in numerous charitable organizations such as Good Counsel Homes.
Good Counsel Homes is a national non-profit organization that focuses on offering residential and community-based support to vulnerable groups such as people without homes as well as expectant and new mothers. Based on Catholic social traditions, the institution has assisted thousands of homeless women and children to rebuild their lives. Good Counsel Homes achieves this through several programs such as Budgeting and Vocational Assistance wherein staff educates rescued mothers on effective spending habits and how to put their lives back on track.
Under the program, each mother is encouraged to save one-third of their income with the ultimate goal of leaving their crisis street life and securing a permanent home. Under the program, staff and volunteers work closely together with program beneficiaries to become part of an assessment program that will help them to identify their talents, abilities, and interests as well as opportunities for employment at their disposal. There are various aspects of training under the program which include resume training, job interview counseling and generally preparing mothers to tap into various opportunities that shall promote their wellbeing.