LEHI, Utah, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service residential solar provider, today announced the appointment of Colt Reid to vice president of sales operations.
In his new role at Vivint Solar, Reid will manage the company's inside sales team along with a 75-person sales leadership team to drive sales innovation, account management and sales enablement efforts. With more than 10 years of experience in sales and operations management, Reid has an established track record of improving sales processes and generating new revenue through innovative paths to market and product offerings.
"Since joining Vivint Solar, Colt has added a tremendous amount of value. He has the ability to execute across a wide spectrum of business areas and has helped solve challenging problems in sales operations," said Paul Dickson, chief revenue officer at Vivint Solar. "He's a tremendous asset to our company and we look forward to the continued success we expect him to have in this elevated role."
As senior director of sales operations at Vivint Solar, Reid was instrumental in creating a new leadership incentive structure and implementing new sales tools that have been incorporated into the company's direct-to-home sales model, increasing efficiency and improving sales processes among the organization. Reid is also credited with implementing strategic partnerships in an effort to provide optimal financial solutions for Vivint Solar's customers.
Prior to joining Vivint Solar as director of sales innovation, Reid held sales and operations leadership positions with other national residential solar companies. As an award winning employee and forward-thinking leader at these large companies, Reid's experience includes helping to build a new sales channel of 600 people in just six months. Reid has also served in leadership roles with third-party resellers, including T-Mobile.
"I consider myself lucky to be part of this amazing company in the heart of such an innovative industry," Reid stated. "Solar power is a cause everyone can get behind, and I'm excited to continue to help empower a high-performing sales team to drive this movement forward."
Vivint Solar recently announced that it surpassed more than 100,000 solar energy system installations, a significant milestone achieved in less than six years. The company serves customers in 15 states (Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Utah) and Washington D.C.
About Vivint Solar
Vivint Solar is a leading full-service residential solar provider in the United States. With Vivint Solar, customers can power their homes with clean, renewable energy and typically achieve significant financial savings. Offering integrated residential solar solutions for the entire customer lifecycle, Vivint Solar designs, installs, monitors and services the solar energy systems for its customers. In addition to being able to purchase a solar energy system outright, customers may benefit from Vivint Solar's affordable, flexible financing options or power purchase agreements. For more information, visit www.vivintsolar.com or follow @VivintSolar on Twitter.
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