At Silicon Ranch, we develop to own all of our projects for their duration, bringing the economic, environmental, and community benefits of commercial and utility-scale solar energy together in a full-service model that requires no capital investment from our customers.
Mission, Vision, & Values
Silicon Ranch exists to bring the economic, environmental, and community benefits of commercial and utility-scale solar energy together in a full-service model that requires no capital investment from our stakeholders.
To be the premier partner of choice for commercial and utility-scale solar energy customers by taking a long-term view of our relationships and our role as a developer, owner, operator, and partner in the communities we serve.
1. We believe communities deserve reliable, cost-effective CHOICES for their source of power.
2. We believe that solar energy projects — when developed responsibly — create enduring, long-term value and deliver a meaningful legacy for their communities.
3. We believe our employees can make a difference in the communities we serve.
4. We believe in the power of collaborative partnerships.
5. We believe we are only successful when our partners are successful.
6. We require honesty and integrity in everything we do.
7. We listen, learn, and respond.
8. We keep our promises.
9. We consider the future in every action we take.
10. We choose the harder right over the easier wrong to get the job done.
About Silicon Ranch
Silicon Ranch Corporation is based in Nashville, Tennessee, and is one of the fastest-growing developers, owners, and operators of solar energy plants in the United States. We benefit from the experience of a management team that has built over 2.5 gigawatts of conventional and renewable generation assets, including the first large-scale solar projects in Tennessee, Georgia, Arkansas, and Mississippi. We take great pride in providing excellent customer service, while developing cost-effective, creative solar energy solutions for a diverse set of customers, including utilities, military and defense facilities, small to large industrial facilities, and commercial businesses.
Our approach is one of long-term partnership; understanding our customers’ needs and aligning our goals accordingly are essential to building trust. We know we are only successful when our customers achieve their goals, and we apply this philosophy across our entire model, from concept to completion and beyond.
Matt Kisber, President and Chief Executive Officer
As co-founder of Silicon Ranch Corporation, Matt 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 fastest-growing developers, owners, and operators of solar energy plants in the U.S., with a portfolio that includes more than 1 Gigawatt of PV systems that are contracted, under construction, or operating coast to coast. 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.
Reagan Farr, Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
As co-founder of Silicon Ranch Corporation, Reagan is responsible for all aspects of managing the company, with a specific emphasis on financial management and project execution. Under his leadership, Silicon Ranch has transacted in excess of $700 million of project financing with regional and global financial institutions. Reagan brings a unique background to Silicon Ranch, having previously worked with KPMG and Ernst & Young and having served as both the Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Revenue. Reagan studied econometric modeling on a post-graduate honors fellowship at Louisiana State University and holds a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
David Vickerman, Vice Chairman & Chief Corporate Development Officer
David brings 25 years of global leadership, executive management, and entrepreneurial experience, having built four successful businesses in Europe and North America. At Silicon Ranch Corporation, David is responsible for corporate and strategic development and under his leadership, Silicon Ranch successfully completed a $140+ million institutional equity investment into the company by Partners Group as well as closing multiple solar project finance transactions with leading capital providers. Prior to joining Silicon Ranch, David worked for an institutional investment manager with over $30 billion of assets under management, where he served as Executive Director and Co-Head of its global infrastructure fund. He is a graduate of Western University in Canada and earned a MBA with academic distinction from Wake Forest University.