About A2V

About our Founder and Chief Engineer

Our founder, CEO & Chief Engineer is E. Matt Bedinghaus, an electrical engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the electric utility industry and is a registered professional engineer in 16 states (MO, AR, AZ, CT, FL, IA, IL, KS, NE, OK, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, all in the USA).

Matt earned his Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1984 and his MBA in Finance from Rockhurst College in Kansas City in 1990. He has served a number of utility and engineering firms, including EPS Engineering & Design, Toth & Associates, LCA Inc., and St. Joseph Light & Power Company.

About E. Matt Bedinghaus


  • Member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) since 1980.
  • Member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) since 2002.
  • Ozark Chapter MSPE Program Chairman, 2002-2006.
  • Chairman of NW Chapter MSPE MATHCOUNTS Program, 1995-1998
  • President NW Chapter MSPE, 1991.
  • Chairman Mid-Central Utilities Telecommunications Council (UTC), 1994.


  • Allan Clapp NESC Seminar. Several SEL Relay Seminars & PE PDH Seminars.
  • Stephen Covey’s 7-Habits, Principle Centered Leadership and First Things First training.
  • Targeted Selection, Leadership & Influence, Group Leadership, Developing Organizational Talent
    training by Dimension Development Incorporated (DDI).
  • Competent Toastmaster (CTM) designation by St. Joseph Toastmasters.
  • Electric Substation Design; Substation Integration Forum; Grounding & Shielding Electronic
    Instrumentation; Protective Relaying; Power System Operations.


  • City of Ozark MO Planning & Zoning Commissioner, since 2004. Vice-Chairman, since 2009.
  • Springfield Southeast ROTARY member, since 2004. Bd Member 2008. Former member of St.
    Joseph MO South Side ROTARY, Paul Harris Fellow and President-Elect, July 2001.
  • Member Immaculate Conception Church, Springfield MO.
  • President of Evergreen Estates Homes Association, 1996 thru 2000.
  • United Way Allocations Committee Member & Professional Division solicitor, St. Joseph MO.
  • Founding member of PureGold Investment Club, St. Joseph MO.
  • Graduate of Leadership St. Joseph program, 1990.
  • Member of Trailwinds Flying Club (1986-2001), Treasurer 1990-1998.