Matthew Kirshner joined Format Entertainment as CFO/GM in January 2016, bringing with him a wealth of transactional, management and financial expertise from a two-decade career in entertainment and corporate finance.

Prior to Format, Kirshner was a business manager at The Management Group, a Beverly Hills based business management firm representing some of the most well-known and well-respected names and companies in the fields of media, entertainment and finance.

While at The Management Group, in addition to providing traditional business management services, Kirshner oversaw the invested portfolio assets of the firm’s clients and coordinated corporate finance and implemented major transactional and growth initiatives for various tightly held companies in the entertainment space as well as for the firm’s private accounts.

Kirshner began his career at the Boston based consulting firm of ADS Ventures, Inc. During his tenure at ADS, Kirshner represented a broad-based business clientele and helped to form significant partnerships between interests in the public and private sectors.