Bret Biggart

Chief Executive Officer

Bret Biggart serves as Chief Executive Officer of Freedom Solar Power and is responsible for daily operations as well as the company’s growth and financing strategies. Since 2011, Bret has played an integral role in Freedom Solar’s expansion across both commercial and residential solar markets in Texas as well as in other states. During his tenure, Freedom Solar has become the 10th largest solar company in America with over 550 employees. He is most proud of the culture at Freedom Solar, which has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Austin for two years running.

Previously, Bret Biggart served as Director of Business Development for the Austin-based asset management firm WaterStreet Investment Consultants with a concentration in alternative investments. Prior to that, Bret was Vice President of Business Development at Saracen Energy Advisors, where he managed investor relations with prior, current, and prospective investors representing over $1.4 billion in assets under management. Before Saracen, his investment background consisted of over four years with two private equity firms.

Bret received an MBA from the Jones School of Business at Rice University and graduated with a BA from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Bret was named Winner of EY’s 2023 Entrepreneur Of The Year® Gulf South Award.

Freedom Solar CEO, Bret Biggart headshot

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