Congratulations TEC 38 member Matt Burow: 40 Under 40

Matt Burow started his first business at age 10 by borrowing his dad’s lawn mower, walking across the street from his house and talking his way into a landscaping deal with Slinger’s postmaster.

Having secured the post office, he went next door to its neighbors: Dairy Queen, Subway and the telephone company. He got up before school every day to shovel snow and salt sidewalks. When the contracts lasted into college, his dad helped when he was away.

“I didn’t have a name, I just did it,” Burow said of his first company. “I always wanted to have another business.” …

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