Matt Deighton is a survivor of the EF5 tornado that wiped Greensburg, Kansas off the map on May 4th, 2007. Matt became the Volunteer Coordinator along with his Dalmatian, Molly. The pair greeted over 14,000 volunteers, and later traveled to disaster sites around the United States including AR, TX, OK, NY, IA, GA, with Matt traveling to Newtown CT, and Sendi Region of Japan. Matt's ability to capture the audience with his travels, and experiences of disasters delivers a "pay if forward" message that everyone will take home with them. His Entrepreneur success in the business world, along with working in the public sector makes Matt even a better speaker. "Being adopted by members of the FDNY, and the New York Says Thank You Foundation has made me a better man." Said Matt in a 2009 interview. He has shared the stage with celebrities, to common heroes who have changed the lives of many people around the country. A noted author, public speaker, and a TV appearance on American Pickers makes Matt a true ambassador of "paying it forward.'