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Matthew Kearns, Owner

Grassroots Erosion Control Inc. was founded in 2016 by Matthew Kearns after he returned home to El Dorado County from serving multiple tours in Afghanistan. Matthew served in the US Army as an Engineer 21E, building roads and Forward Operating Bases from Kandahar to Bagram (2005-2006).  He then continued 8 years of service in Afghanistan as an Operations Coordinator for contracting firms in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2009-2016). Matthew was born and raised in Placerville, California and started working for his Family's Erosion Control business at a young age. Matthew holds a degree in Occupational Health and Safety from Columbia Southern University. He brings pride, professionalism, dedication, a culture of safety and years of industry knowledge to all of Grassroots Erosion Control's projects.