Curriculum Vitae

Matt A. Claiborne


Freelance creative professional: writer, photographer, and illustrative graphic designer.


Freelancer, Matt Claiborne Creative Content, Florida — 2002-Present
Writing, ghostwriting and proof-reading.
Assignment and stock photography.
Illustrative graphic design for print and digital projects.

Contributing Editor, Waterway Guide, Deltaville, VA — 2017-Present
Cruising editor for the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and Chesapeake Bay boating guides.
Review navigational information and shore activity guides for accuracy and currency.
Primary contributing photographer for the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and ICW editions.

Assistant Professor, School of Aeronautics, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL — 2010-2015
Taught traditional and online undergraduate university classes, from one-on-one to groups of 30.
Mentored and academically advised over 100 students.
Secretary on the University’s Faculty Standards and Development Committee.
Developed and taught new aviation management classes, and developed existing classes to new iTunes U platform.

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor, School of Aeronautics, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL — 2008-2014
Helped oversee University’s FAA Part 141 flight school operations.
Conducted Part 141 progress checks & flight instructor proficiency checks.
Helped write and implement new industry standard flight training curriculum.


Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL — Master of Business Administration, 2010
Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL — Bachelor of Business in Aviation Management, 2004


Certifications: FAA Airline Transport Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor, Coast Guard Master Captain: Power and Sail
Productivity: MS Office, iWork, G Suite, Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom/Illustrator, Affinity Photo/Designer/Publisher.

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