Staff Member Info

Matt Abbott

Matt Abbott serves as the Executive Director for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority (ZMCPA).  He is a graduate of John Glenn High School, Muskingum University and Salem University.  Prior to joining the ZMCPA, Abbott was a school administrator in Muskingum County.  He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, Genesis Healthcare Finance Committee, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District Advisory Board, Zane State College Advisory Board, MCBI Advisory Board, and a member of the East Muskingum Local School Board. 

Matt and his wife Lindsay reside in New Concord, and have three young children, Hadley, Blake and Cade. 

You can reach Matt at (740) 455-0742 or

Amy Young

Amy Young serves as the Executive Assistant for the the ZMCPA. Prior to joining the ZMCPA, she worked for State Farm and in the tax industries. She is a graduate of Coshocton High School and attended Baldwin Wallace College and the University of Alaska. Amy is a past-president of the Zanesville Soccer Boosters and currently serves on the Zanesville City Schools Planning Committee. 

Amy and her husband Craig reside in Zanesville, and have two adult children, Fletcher and Katie.

You can reach Amy at (740) 455-0742 or