About Consumer Energy Solutions
Consumer Energy Solutions was founded in 1999 and has successfully enrolled over one million customers in energy choice programs across North America and continues to do so every day.
Representing the largest energy suppliers in North America, we service commercial properties; dedicating ourselves to helping our customers get the best rate for electricity and gas in deregulated markets.
Our continuous research into the energy markets around the country give us the ability to provide our customers with the most competitive energy pricing possible. We find the energy suppliers with the best track record of energy solutions including savings, price protection and reliability.
We provide our customers with the information they need so that they can make an intelligent energy buying decision. Our purpose is to help businesses and consumers navigate energy solutions savings options and reduce their energy bills.
CEO, Consumer Energy Solutions, Inc.
Patrick Clouden is the CEO and founder of Consumer Energy Solutions Inc. (CES). Patrick has an extensive background in sales and business management which have both contributed to the great success of CES.
Patrick is passionate about educating and apprenticing individuals so they can gain confidence and ability to generate high performance at their jobs and help the customers they serve. That is why he created a specialized training program which gave inexperienced sales representatives the ability to have screaming success as energy consultants. Over 20 years later, Pat still continues to create a work environment where everyone wins – employees and customers alike.
Chief Financial Officer
She is fully qualified for this monumental job in the energy industry at CES and is incidentally a black belt in Martial Arts two times over. These skills come in handy.
Human Resources Director
During this time she burned the midnight oil and earned an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies which equipped her with the skills to transition into the HR position where she also handles all of CES’s regulatory and licensing matters.
Director of Sales Support
Her goal is to make sure CES clients, sales reps, managers, and executives have all they need in order to make the sales process run smoothly and productively.
Director of Customer Service
In her spare time, Karen spends time with her granddaughter who loves her “Glamma!”
Clayton W. Francis
Commercial Sales Manager
In 2015 he began managing a commercial energy industry sales team. He now oversees 85 plus sales reps and has helped build the commercial broker sales force into a force to be reckoned with.
His ability to motivate, inspire and get our sales staff to produce at consistently high levels keeps his sales floor buzzing with positive energy.
West Side Team Sales Manager
Jack has also been busy with his education. During his time at CES he got a Masters Degree in Business Management with a concentration in Energy Industry Management.
Jack is the new father of two beautiful children and spends all his free time with his family.
East Side Team Sales Manager
Steve started in sales in 2004 and transitioned to the energy industry in 2008. The sales training here at CES has provided Steve with excellent energy industry information, the ability to do his job and help the sales reps on his team. His job is to help everyone with the technical aspects of the energy industry and make sure everyone is up to date on the ever-changing energy market.
Director of Information Technology
Christian and his team were real heroes for CES in 2009 when we had a fire that destroyed our building. He was able to get the high-tech telephone system that CES uses up and running with an even more state-of-the-art technology in a new building in a mere 32 hours! And he did so with systems that were able to reduce phone expenses by $9,000 per month!