LEHI, Utah, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service residential solar provider, today announced it has been named a silver winner in three Best in Biz Awards categories: Sales Executive of the Year, Sales Department of the Year and Sales Marketing Department of the Year.
Sales Executive of the Year (Silver) – Vivint Solar Chief Sales Officer Chance Allred was honored for his leadership in building a world-class sales team that helps homeowners across the country embrace clean, renewable energy.
Sales Department of the Year (Silver) – Vivint Solar was honored for its direct-to-consumer sales operations and inside sales and dealer program, which have contributed to the company's market position as a nationwide residential solar leader.
Marketing Department of the Year (Silver) – Vivint Solar's sales marketing team was honored for its efforts to help the company lead the residential solar industry in attracting, developing and retaining sales talent.
Best in Biz Awards are the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America. The eighth annual program proved to be a particularly tough competition, garnering close to 700 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of geographic regions and industries in the U.S. and Canada.
"This recognition confirms what we've long known at Vivint Solar – we have the best leadership and talent in sales and marketing in the industry," said Vivint Solar CEO David Bywater. "Our sales and marketing functions are competitive advantages for our company that have played an instrumental role in our success. Our sales team in particular is fortunate to have a leader of Chance's caliber at the helm. Congratulations to everyone on these well-deserved honors."
Since 2011, winners in Best in Biz Awards have been determined based on scoring from independent judging panels deliberately composed each year of prominent editors and reporters from some of the most respected newspapers, TV outlets, and business, consumer, technology and trade publications in North America. The 2018 judging panel included, among others, writers from Associated Press, Barron's, Consumer Affairs, eWeek, Forbes, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc., Investment Advisor Magazine, MediaPost, New York Post, New York Times, Ottawa Citizen and Wired.
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 over time. Offering integrated residential solar solutions, Vivint Solar designs and installs solar energy systems for its customers, and offers monitoring and maintenance services. In addition to being able to purchase a solar energy system outright, customers may benefit from Vivint Solar's affordable, flexible financing options, including power purchase agreements, or lease agreements, where available. Vivint Solar also offers solar plus storage systems with LG home batteries. For more information, visit www.vivintsolar.com or follow @VivintSolar on Twitter.
About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has made its mark as the only independent business awards program judged each year by a who's who of prominent reporters and editors selected from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Over the years, Best in Biz Awards judges have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the world economy to local companies and some of the most innovative start-ups. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 70 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media, PR and other categories. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com.