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Kerr Russell's Brandy Mathie visits students at Matrix Human Services Plymouth Head Start

December 20, 2017

Kerr Russell member Brandy Mathie stopped by Matrix Human Services Plymouth Head Start on December 19 to read Dragons Love Tacos to the kids. Brad Coulter, Matrix president and CEO, commented, "We really enjoyed having Brandy come out to read at our Plymouth Head Start center yesterday." Monique Brown, center manager, added, "Thank you so much, Brandy. We really enjoyed your visit today, and we are looking forward to your next visit." Brandy noted, "I thank the Matrix staff for their time today and the opportunity to spend time with the students in the school. It was very rewarding and I enjoyed myself immensely."

Matrix Human Services, located in Detroit, is a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)3, social service organization offering a range of programs devoted to maintaining and supporting the family unit and improving the quality of life for individuals of all ages.

Matrix believes strongly in offering positive life experiences, assistance with basic needs, education and supportive services which defuse crisis, treat individual and family problems and prevent abuse, neglect or criminal activities. Services are designed to empower families and individuals to achieve self sufficiency.

Their diverse array of services is provided in a cost effective manner that enhances quality and economies of scale throughout the organization. Each of their Programs have a unique identity, focus and offering.

A pillar of hope and stability in the community, Matrix's vision is to continue being a forerunner for service delivery and a model for other organizations and funding sources, maintaining diversity and quality in supportive services. If you would like to learn more or to volunteer, please check out their website:

Brandy Mathie focuses her practice on real estate law. She is experienced in all aspects of real estate law, including real estate development and financing. Brandy has substantial experience in the areas of acquisitions, dispositions and leasing.  She is particularly proficient in identifying trouble spots in real estate transactions and offering creative solutions.  Brandy is skilled at synthesizing massive amounts of complicated historical real estate information and assembling it into accessible and understandable charts and checklists to keep her clients informed. 

Brandy assists in matters ranging from simple residential acquisitions to the acquisition and development of large commercial projects for sophisticated clients.  She structures business entities with the purpose of owning and operating commercial real estate and creates limited liability companies to own and maintain family cottages.  Brandy drafts real estate purchase and sale agreements, leases, commercial financing documents, development agreements, declarations and use restrictions and easements. Brandy also assists a large, national client in connection with the purchase of assets in several regions of the United States.   

Before joining Kerr Russell, Brandy was associated with a large international law firm, where she assisted clients in many complex real estate transactions, ranging from public-private partnerships to wind energy.  

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