September 1, 2014

2014 40 Under Forty: Matthew P. Doyle

Owner, J&M Batista Family Limited Partnership, Worcester; Branded Realty Group, Worcester

Birthplace: Fall River

Residence: Boylston

High school: Bishop Connolly High School, Fall River

Colleges and degrees earned: B.S., Assumption College

Career highlights: Helped build a central commissary that supplies fresh baked goods to his family's Dunkin' Donuts shops, as well as those of other franchises. He and partners branched out into real estate, establishing Branded Realty Group. Its work and local investment was recently recognized with an award for its renovation of Harrington Corner. He also designed and managed the renovation of the former Worcester Buick Co. on Shrewsbury Street into a mixed-use building that includes Volturno and Sweet.

Community involvement: He and his business partners support several charitable organizations, including the Make-a-Wish Foundation, The Jimmy Fund, local food banks and homeless shelters.

Ultimate career goal: Retire by the time I'm 40.

Non-relative you admire most: John Justo (Dunkin' Donuts franchisee)

Favorite book: "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln," by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Hidden talents: Cycling, running, boating, cross-fit training, being with family.

"If I were to win $1 million in the lottery, I would … buy a sailboat and sail around the Mediterranean."


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