Matthew Barmore

Chair

Greenrise Technologies

Matt Barmore serves as Vice President at Greenrise Technologies, LLC, located in the Nashville, TN, area, and as the Board Chair of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC), the North American green roof and wall industry association, based in Toronto, ON. At Greenrise, Matt leads the Sales & Estimating teams, and serves as National Sales Director for Greenrise’s consolidated family of companies. Greenrise serves its customers in the design, supply, installation, and maintenance of green roofs and amenity decks throughout the U.S., from offices in the metro areas of Nashville, TN, Washington, DC, Charleston, SC, and Tampa, FL.

Matt joined Greenrise after more than a decade at Firestone Building Products, where he held progressive roles as Mid-Atlantic Technical Coordinator, Strategic Account Executive, Roof Solutions Department Manager, Estimating Services Department Manager, and as Product Marketing Manager, Sustainable Systems. He has participated in a variety of capacities on green roof projects across North America and is an accredited Green Roof Professional (GRP). He joined the board of directors of GRHC in 2014, serving as Corporate Members Committee Chair, and was elected Board Chair in 2018. He has spoken about green roofs at regional and national conferences of IIBEC (RCI), NRCA, AIA, ASLA, PIMA, and GRHC, and at numerous architecture and engineering firms across the U.S. and Canada.

During his military service as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard, Matt was deployed in support of combat operations for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, and Joint Task Force HORN OF AFRICA. His degrees include the Bachelor of Science from Indiana State University, and the Master of Divinity from Bethel Theological Seminary; he is currently completing the Green MBA program at The San Francisco Institute of Architecture.