Myers received his bachelor's degree in fine arts from the School of Art Institute in Chicago. He was previously a software development consultant in New York City and worked for Alabama Business Furnishings. Myers turned his passion for vintage Italian motor scooters into a new sales and repair shop which opened in December 2007 in the Acme Building on 2nd Avenue North, which he has owned since 2005.
Myers is married to Joy Gehr Myers and has one son.
- Williams, Roy L. (March 6, 2011) "On the record: Matthew Myers, owner of Magic City Motor Scooters." Birmingham News