Matthew McEndree graduated from the Steubenville Electrical JATC in 2018 and has been an instructor since 2019. He shared the title of Top Apprentice upon graduating from the SEJATC, the first time in Local 246 history. He has worked as a Journeyman and Foreman on both large and small projects in Local 246. Matthew graduated from Wintersville High School in 1991, Community College of the Air Force with an applied science degree in Electrical and Mechanical Technology in 2010, and from Eastern Gateway Community College with an associate’s degree in Electrical Trades Technology in 2018. In the near future, he will complete a four-year instructor program through the National Training Institute. Matthew served 21 years in the United States Air Force as an Electrical Systems Craftsman. He retired at the rank of Master Sergeant. Matthew is also a recipient of the Purple Heart. Matthew resides in Weirton, WV. He has five children and three grandchildren.