Matt Crummy was born and raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota–eventually moving to Des Moines, Iowa in order to pursue a music degree at Drake University. After switching his career path, Matt graduated with a B.A. in Graphic Design from Drake University. He went on to work as a Lead Designer at Webspec Design for six years. In 2011, Matt was hired as a graphic designer at Walnut Creek Church; later becoming a Creative Director and then the church Communications Director. Matt and his wife Allie reside in Des Moines and have 3 children.