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15 Things You Need to Know This Morning

15 Things You Need to Know This Morning
What You Don’t Know About Matt France
Photo: With wife, Heather.
Title: Real Estate Director – Northeast Region, Chipotle.
What that means: Responsible for Chipotle real estate from Maine to South Carolina.
How many Chipotles in DC region: 93.
Nationwide: 1,681 as of first half of year; projected to open 180-195 this year.
Memorable project: Starting new concept/brand at ShopHouse Dupont - opened September 2011.
Hometown: Bowling Green, Ohio.
Currently live: The Lakelands, Gaithersburg.
Why DC?: Father was environmental consultant and accepted job summer of ’80. Moved from South Bend, Ind.
School: University of Maryland
First job: Cutting lawns and delivering the Post.
Job in another life: Gym Teacher and/or surf instructor.
Person (living or dead) to meet: Abraham Lincoln.
Greatest fear: Anything happening to family.
Daily habit: Working out, reading the paper, drinking coffee. (Wife tried to cancel Post delivery but still prefer hard print to online.)
Favorite music group/song: Don McLean - American Pie.
Favorite book: To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee.
Favorite movie: Stripes (1981).
Favorite restaurants: ShopHouse/Chipotle (Dupont) and Roses Luxury (Capitol Hill).
Bucket list: To surf or live in Tavarua, Fiji.
Family facts: Married; two sons Carter, 12, and Caden, 10.
Hobbies: Paddle boarding, surfing, biking, triathlons, traveling, cooking, and eating.
Startling fact: Closet junk food fan.


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