Pete Kadens

Co-founder & President | SoCore Energy

Pete co-founded SoCore Energy in 2008. Since then he has transformed SoCore with his team from a startup to a successful multi-million dollar solar business and sold the company in 2013 to Fortune 500 energy holding company Edison International. As President and Chief Sales Officer, Pete is responsible for overseeing all sales and operations of the business.

Prior to SoCore, Pete founded and was the CEO of outsourced sales company Acquirent. Acquirent was ranked the number one outsourced sales company in the United States in 2006 by “The Black Book of Outsourcing.” In his time at Acquirent, Pete developed a client roster that included Staples Office Supplies, Constellation Energy, Accent Energy, MX Energy, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Midas International and Sears Holdings. Prior to founding Acquirent, Pete spent three years at the investment bank of UBS. Pete was elected as the President of the National Association of Sales Outsourcers in 2007 and served in that capacity until leaving the industry in early 2008.

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