Matthew Grosshandler is a co-founder and VP of Operations of Bald Hill Builders. Matt has more than 20 years of combined residential and commercial building experience, working for such companies as Suffolk Construction, Shawmut Design and Construction and BBL Construction Services. Matt began learning the trades and his business acumen from his father by working for the family business, Jo-Lyn Kitchens, while in high school and in college.
Matt is responsible for providing senior level management and oversight to all of BHB’s’ projects; aligning project operations with company goals; leading pre-construction efforts; overseeing the management of projects and client relationships; and assisting with marketing and business development efforts. Since BHB’s inception, Matt has been an instrumental part in growing the various strategic business units. As a result, BHB’s market share has expanded rapidly and is ahead of target for its overall revenue growth. Matt has embraced new technologies and systems, including making huge inroads into the Modular Building Industry. Recently, Matt was asked to participate in a study with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Department of Housing to considering modular construction as a more widely accepted practice.
Matt’s professional experience includes:
- Mediterranean Condominium, a 21-story luxury residential beachfront project in Daytona Beach, Florida
- Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration in Boston, MA
- The Four Seasons Hotel’s $3 million addition and renovation in Boston, MA
- NewBridge on the Charles, the $262 million, 1.1 million square foot project for Hebrew SeniorLife in Dedham, MA
- Alden & Harlow restaurant in Cambridge, MA – $1.1 million fit-out
Matt has earned both a Bachelor of Science in Building Sciences and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. While attending RPI, Matt was awarded the Founders Award for Leadership, Design and Creativity, a prestigious award given annually to one student on campus. He has completed an executive training program at Suffolk University in Boston, MA and an Entrepreneurship program at Babson College in Wellesley, MA as well as certificate programs in HVAC and Electric design from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He currently holds numerous licenses and certificates in trade related disciplines including his MA, CT and RI State Licenses, the unrestricted Boston ABC license and the unrestricted Cambridge, MA High-Rise license. Matt is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP).
In May, 2014 Matt was named one of New England’s Top Young Professionals by Engineering News-Record, one of the most prestigious industry magazines. Matt is a past President and Executive Board Member of the Friends of Hebrew SeniorLife, has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and is an active fundraiser for the Pan Mass Challenge.
Matt currently resides in Sharon, Massachusetts with his wife Brenda and their two children. Matt is an avid cyclist, sports fan and family man.