In Chapter 4 of 18 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, public affairs and communications strategist Matt Curtis answers "How Are Your Family Relationships Changing as You Get Older?" As the rebellious baby of the family, born 10 years after his nearest sibling, Curtis learns to appreciate his parents' decisions more as he gets older, from getting core values by going to church to a general desire to live an honest life. Matt Curtis is the director of government relations at HomeAway Inc. Previously he was communications director for Austin mayors Lee Leffingwell and Will Wynn. In 2011, Curtis won "Austinite of the Year" in the Austin Under 40 Awards. He earned his bachelor's degree in radio, television and film from the University of North Texas.