Veteran Landing Zone


“We started early just fortuitously hiring veterans and then we realized early that these are some of our best employees…We’re proud to have exceeded the national average but I can tell you we’re going to exceed it even more in the years to come.”

– Reagan Farr, CEO and Co-Founder of Silicon Ranch

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“What we know is that veterans have looked at problems. They’ve had to figure out how to solve them.”

Nick de Vries, Chief Technology Officer at Silicon Ranch

Silicon Ranch exceeds the national average in hiring veterans

Veteran makeup


Of overall workers in the US economy*​


Of overall employees at Silicon Ranch**

* US Department of Labor, 2020  

** Company reported, November 2023

Veteran Spotlight

Keyes Metcalf

Keyes Metcalf is a Project Manager at Silicon Ranch. Prior to working in the solar industry, Keyes served as a Special Forces Officer (Green Beret) in the United States Army.

From defending our nation
to powering our communities

Want to know more about Veterans at Silicon Ranch? Check out Episode 38 of Silicon Ranch Radio. Our Chief Technology Officer and U.S. Army veteran Nick de Vries sat down with two of his military veteran colleagues on our team who are making an impact on the energy transition.

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