Matt Neumann has been working in real estate development, home building, and solar development for over 10 years. He graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics, then received an MBA in Marketing and finance from Marquette University. Matt joined his father, Mark, in business developing single family conservation subdivisions throughout Southern Wisconsin in 2004. In 2007, Matt partnered with Tim O’Brien to start Tim O’Brien Homes, which is dedicated to building Energy Star and Green Built certified homes and is now one of the largest building companies in Wisconsin. In 2009, Matt started SunVest Solar, a national solar developer focused on achieving American energy independence through market driven environmental stewardship, most recently ranked as the 26th largest solar developer in America.
Matt’s business teams have been widely recognized both nationally and locally for their success over the years being named seven times on the list of fastest growing privately owned companies in America by Inc. 5000 Magazine. They were also featured in the Small Business Times Future 50 multiple years running. Most recently all three of Matt’s core companies were awarded Milwaukee Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Firms and also the three were named by Inc. 5000 as America’s fastest growing private companies in the same year. Matt was recognized by both the Milwaukee Business Journal, Professional Builder and Midwest Renewable Energy in their 40 under 40 Classes of 2015.