Matt O'Reilly

Founders' Day Convocation: Matt O'Reilly

“Zen and the Art of Getting Off the Couch”

Thursday, September 19
11 a.m.
Stone Chapel

Join Matt O’Reilly in a look at philosophy, physics, and how humans do best when they are faced with physical challenge. O’Reilly posits that destroying our televisions and embracing the fact that we’re programmed to MOVE can result in not just a healthier body, but a healthier planet.

About Matt O'Reilly

Matt O’Reilly is the owner and operator of Dynamic Earth, a locally owned outdoor gear store with a location in Kansas City as well. Dynamic Earth has been in operation for 8 years and was the recipient of the Outdoor Industry "Sustainable Retailer of the Year" award last year. 

Matt is also the owner and operator of Green Circle Projects, a small development company that focuses on sustainable commercial development like the LEED Platinum Certified Green Circle Shopping Center. The first of it's kind in the country. 

He was also a founder for Farmers Market of the Ozarks, now open at the Farmers Park Development in southeast Springfield and serving over 8,000 folks each Saturday. The market is also now open Tuesdays and on Thursdays in Ozark.

Matt’s awards include the Chamber of Commerce Retailer of the Year award for sustainability, and Springfield Business Journal's "Innovator of the Year.”

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