Meet the Coach


    Matthew J. Gallardo, BASW, CCP

    Messiah Lifeways Coach

    As Messiah Lifeways Coach, Matthew brings over sixteen years of experience in counseling, advocating, and guiding older adults and caregivers through many of life’s tough decisions. A trained social worker, Matt’s career has been focused on helping thousands of individuals and their families. His diverse background of working in hospital and rehabilitation settings, community services, and senior housing gives him the breadth and depth of knowledge to provide unique solutions and opportunities. Matt has worked as a Director at Messiah Lifeways for the past eight years. Now as a Certified Coach Practitioner, he brings a comprehensive understanding of the unique options and resources available through Messiah Lifeways and beyond to those seeking answers and guidance to proactively plan for the future.