Thomas Neyhart is the CEO of PosiGen, a leading provider of solar energy and energy efficiency solutions for residential customers based in New Orleans.
Thomas Neyhart founded PosiGen in 2011. The company focuses on providing green energy to low-to-moderate income households to make a positive financial impact on people’s lives. Since its inception, Thomas Neyhart’s PosiGen has assisted more than 10,000 families in Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, and New York saves money with its unique solar energy and energy efficiency products and services.
Thomas Neyhart studied at Louisiana State University. From 1991 to 2002, he was the owner of Colortyme, a rent-to-own retail business. In 2004, he became president of TNL Enterprises, Inc., a position he holds today. He is a past president of the Louisiana Rental Dealers Association
During his time as CEO of PosiGen, Thomas Neyhart has raised $125 million in equity, $275 million in tax equity, and established credit lines valued at more than $150 million. The Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense has presented the company with its Patriotic Employer Award and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has presented PosiGen with its Blue Ribbon Award. PosiGen has been named to the Inc. magazine 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list for three consecutive years.
Thomas Neyhart serves on the Board of Directors of the Energy Diversity and Inclusion Council, which focuses on bringing an inclusive culture to the energy industry. A frequently invited speaker about renewable energy and construction, Thomas Neyhart is a sustaining member of the Society of American Military Engineers, a contributing member of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Solar Futures Study Technical Review Panel, and a member of the New Orleans’ Office of Economic Development’s energy sector team. He was named by Goldman Sachs as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs in 2014.