Matt Hedrick    

35 Mules Program Leader

matt hedrick

Matt Hedrick is the program leader for 35 Mules, an innovation hub powered by FPL. He joined FPL’s parent company, NextEra Energy, in January 2019 as strategic programs lead in risk management, overseeing the optimization of the company’s captive insurance business. Prior to joining NextEra, he had a decade-long career in the financial services industry as a macroeconomic analyst, developing proprietary investment research for hedge fund clients.

He plays an active role in the community, as president of Access the Sea, a nonprofit that provides people with challenges a boat and fishing cruise to make them feel more abled in all aspects of their lives. In addition, he is a board member and treasurer of the Florida Fishing Academy, a nonprofit focused on empowering youth with life skills, education, and mentorship centered around marine life.

Matt is a graduate of Yale University and resides in Palm Beach Gardens with his wife.