Founder and President Matthew J. Hollister has spent the past 15 years in the solar industry and was Transit Business Development Manager at Sol Inc. (formerly Solar Outdoor Lighting, Inc.), one of the world’s largest commercial grade solar lighting companies.

While employed at Sol he was responsible for the development of solar lighting products used in  the public transportation industry that were selected for use by Florida agencies such as Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART), Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), Broward County Transit (BCT),  Miami-Dade Transit, Palm Tran, and The Central Florida Transportation Authority (LYNX).

Additionally, he developed several solar lighting products used in the public transportation industry for out-of-home advertising that are currently being utilized by CBS Outdoor, Lamar Outdoor Advertising, Clear Channel Outdoor, JC Decaux, and CEMUSA. 

He has also consulted on the design of several custom solar lighting solutions for engineering firms such as IBI Group and AECOM, and for many transit shelter manufacturers nationally and internationally.