Matt Schmitt

VP Project Development

949 842 4827

Mr. Schmitt joined Colony Energy Partners in 2011, serving as Vice President of Project Development. He will leverage his valuable state permitting, finance and development background to formulate and implement project strategies for the growth of Colony Energy Partners.

He was responsible for the permitting and planning process, project development and managing the Calgren $140MM green field project. His responsibilities included: contract negotiation, project management, permitting, strategic partnerships and raising capital.

Mr. Schmitt is the founder and principal developer of Calgren Renewable Fuels LLC, a 58MM gallon ethanol plant in Tulare County, CA. He is an experienced energy and agriculture market professional and strategic advisor, with additional experience as a commodities broker and analyst.

He is a graduate of the University of Southern California business school with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – with emphasis on Finance and Real Estate.