Vice President, Public Division
Matthew Walter was named Vice President of the Public Division of Barry Isett & Associates in 2021, responsible for the growth and performance of the company’s Code Inspection & Plan Review; Municipal Engineering, Water & Wastewater; Transportation; Landscape Architecture; and Grantsmanship departments.
A 24-year veteran of Isett at the time of his promotion, Mr. Walter’s career focus has always been in the public sector, with an emphasis on code enforcement. The Construction Codes Superintendent for the City of Allentown from 2002 to 2004, he previously had a five-year career at Isett in the Construction Services Department. Upon his return to Isett, he established our Code Inspection & Plan Review Department and grew it to a staff of more than 40. He established offices in seven regions throughout the Commonwealth and set departmental standards of professionalism and efficiency, always encouraging the professional development of his staff.
As the Vice President of the Public Division, he concentrates on the development of public sector clients and infrastructure projects, coordinating staff and services from the three departments to provide integrated, comprehensive services. Mr. Walter is a company shareholder.
Earlier in his career, he served as the Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer of the Borough of Pennsburg in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He also held the position of Fire Marshal concurrently in two Montgomery County municipalities—Green Lane Borough and Marlborough Township—where he was responsible for the plan review and fire inspections of commercial properties and conducted investigations into the cause of all fires within his jurisdiction.
Associate of Applied Science & Technology – Fire Protection, Thomas Edison State College