Meet Our Team

Tyler Bacon


Tyler has over ten years of experience in manufacturing and renewable energy. He started his career with a Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University in Industrial Engineering. His education and experience in the manufacturing world led him to start CB Solar Inc. Tyler got his start in renewable energy by designing custom electronics and writing software for the control of inverter based energy systems. With years of experience and an intense working knowledge of high voltage and high power DC circuits, Tyler is able to help design and implement renewable energy systems for the customers of CB Solar.

Ben Wollner

Head Engineer

Ben completed his bachelor’s degree at Iowa State with Tyler and continued on to get his Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering with an emphasis in renewable energy. His academic work led to a patent on a machine that creates major subcomponents of wind turbine blades. He helped start CB Solar after college because he believes nearly everyone will be producing their own energy in the near future, and he wants to help lead the revolution.

Matt Edwards

Office Manager

Matt has nearly 20 years of sales, management, and tax accounting experience since earning his degree in business. Matt joined the staff full time in 2013 to assist with day to day operations both in the office and in the field.

Jan DePhillips

Customer Relations

Jan has over 40 years of retail and customer service experience, ten of those years in the renewable energy field. She believes in treating our customers with respect and fairness. She will go out of her way to make sure all CB Solar customers are happy.