In Chapter 6 of 18 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, public affairs and communications strategist Matt Curtis answers "How Are Your Personal Priorities Changing As You Get Older?" Curtis shares how he is getting more serious about his health, including what he eats, how he exercises, and when he sleeps. As he turns 40, he finds he has more energy and, as a result, is more positive, outgoing, and happy. 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.