Matthew M. Altenau is a Principal at Fayez Sarofim & Co. Mr. Altenau joined the firm in 2006. He serves as the sector leader for the consumer industry and is currently responsible for research of the consumer staples and banking industries. Mr. Altenau is a member of the Investment Committee (ex-officio).

Mr. Altenau received an M.B.A. from the University of Texas in 2006 and a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 1999, where he graduated summa cum laude. Prior to attending the University of Texas, he was a Research Associate at Fayez Sarofim & Co. and a Financial Analyst in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Division of Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

Mr. Altenau is on the board of Sarofim Realty Advisors in Dallas. He also serves as a member of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business MBA Advisory Board and the Annunciation Orthodox School Board of Trustees.