|Real Name:||Matilda Webber|
Field Director (formerly)
|Current Location:||Los Angeles, Califonia|
|Husband:||Ethan Reigns (former husband)|
|Affiliations:||The Phoenix Foundation |
|First appearance:||Large Blade|
|Portrayed by:||Meredith Eaton|
Matilda Webber is the current Head of The Phoenix Foundation and has an impressive CIA background. It was revealed that her husband, Ethan Reigns, went on an undercover mission in 2010. When her husband's life was in danger she saved him and found out that while undercover he started a family. She divorced him and helped him start a new life.
Twelve years before the Season 3 episode Matty + Ethan + Fidelity, Matty was being held somewhere in Eastern Europe. Ethan Reigns killed several of the people guarding her and rescued her, which was their first meeting. By the time he accepted an undercover assignment four years later they were secretly married.
She always wears black colored outfits with some colorful clothes. Starting in season 2, Matilda later tied her hair in a low ponytail or in a bun.
She was made director of The Phoenix Foundation after the arrest of her predecessor Patricia Thornton. Her first case was leading a team in tracking down a dirty FBI agent that had conducted illegal acts. (Fish Scaler) During this time, she started briefings with her colleagues and they all passed her tests. She was proved wrong at one time by Bozer and it made her respect them all. She told them all that she prefers by her name Matty. She at the end of the mission told MacGyver that they have to play by her rules until proven wrong.
In spite of her height, Matty is a tough, no-nonsense individual who values the people that works for her. While she does not like people questioning her authority, she does value other people's opinions and ideas, even if it means she is wrong. This trait is how Bozer earned her respect after feeling that their investigation was going in the wrong direction. She takes her role as Head of the Phoenix Foundation seriously, interviewing each of the team members to get feel for their personal character when she first started working there and how best use her agents skill-sets to the best of their ability. However, she does have a sense of humor and insists the team to call her by her name, instead of 'Director' or 'Ma'am'.
However, a notable trait of Matty's is that she does not approve of improvisation in the field. This comes from hard experience as any agent she worked with who relied on luck has ended up dead. This led to an unintended source of tension between her and MacGyver, who regularly improvises in the field to achieve his missions. Matty does like Mac personally and his character, but rather she fears that if he relies too much on his methods of improvising will get him hurt or worse. Nevertheless, she gives him the opportunity to prove that his methods work in the field.
- Knows Jack Dalton from their time together in the CIA.
- Matilda Webber's nicknames include 'Matty the Hun'. 
- She has known Mac's dad since at least 2000. She investigated him at his own request after his partner went rogue.
- According to Riley, Matilda Webber hung up on (Russian Dictator Vladimir) Putin' and he called back 10 min later & apologized. She also made the director of NSA cry. 
- Webber wrote the entire curriculum taught at the U.S. Clandestine Services Training Academy. 
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