Staff Member Info

Matt Abbott

Matt Abbott serves as the Executive Director for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority.  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 Hospital Finance Committee, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District Advisory Board, Zane State College Advisory Board, and a member of the East Muskingum Local School Board. 

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

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

Amy Young

 Amy Young, Executive Assistant, has been with the Port Authority since December 1, 2014. She previously worked in the tax and insurance industries. 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