Matthew S. Chambers is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Horizon Investments, LLC, a Charlotte, NC-based goals based investment manager. He was formerly an attorney with Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, where he focused his practice on investment management, corporate and securities law. Mr. Chambers regularly participates in speaking engagements on securities and compliance matters for industry groups, including ICI and NSCP. Mr. Chambers has a BA from the University of North Carolina and a JD from the University of Georgia. Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Chambers pursued graduate studies in religion, culminating in two years of doctoral studies at Emory University.