VP, Development at AppHarvest
Matt grew up in Kentucky and has led business and land development efforts in 5 countries. Prior to joining AppHarvest, Matt worked in municipal finance in Chicago, management training and conflict resolution in South America, and most recently as Project Developer for a U.S. Department of Defense office responsible for reducing costs through renewable energy programs. Matt oversaw projects with investments exceeding $250 million and covering more than 1,000 acres. Matt received his bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Kentucky, magna cum laude; and master's degree in international affairs from the Universidad Externado de Colombia.