As co-founder of Silicon Ranch Corporation, Matt Kisber is responsible for all aspects of managing the company with a specific emphasis on opening new markets and developing new strategic solar opportunities. Under his leadership, Silicon Ranch has become one of the top 15 solar developer, owner, operators in the U.S. Matt brings a unique background to Silicon Ranch having been a business owner and having served eight years as Tennessee Commissioner of Economic Development. He has also worked with industry leaders from across the U.S. and around the globe to bring investments and jobs to Tennessee. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Matt served 10 terms in the Tennessee House of Representatives and held many leadership positions including Chairman of the powerful Finance, Ways and Means Committee. He has also served as Vice President of Business Development for First Tennessee Bank and has owned and operated his own small businesses. Matt is married to Paige Lowe Kisber and they have two children Harrison (age 15) and Kate (age11).