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Chad Botner, President & CEO

Chad Botner is the President & CEO of E8 Energy Inc and is responsible forleading the development and execution of the company's strategy, of being one of the leading renewable contracting companies in the US.  He is responsible for the day to day management decisions and implementing the companies long and short term plans.  Chad's greatest strengths are his creativity, drive, attention to quality, and his leadership skills.  He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the companies reach.  He has managed many multi million dollar projects at a time.  He gives his best and develops long term client relationships.

Chad has been in the commercial and industrial electrical industry for 30 years.  He was born in North Dakota and the son of an electrical contractor.  He went to college at North Dakota State College of Science where he earned an electrical technologies associate degree.  He also took Project Management courses at Purdue University.  He then joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)  and traveled around the US working at fascinating places like Microsoft and Boeing # 777 in Seattle, WA, Boeing Skin & Spar in Puyallup, WA, Papermill in Eugene, OR, Micron in Boise, ID, Offices in NJ,  and eventually ended up in Las Vegas, where he worked on the Venetian, MGM,  Stratosphere, Paris, Treasure Island, Caesars Palace, Sahara, Rio, and Tropicana.

Chad started his own electrical contracting company in 2000.  He had employed over 120 + electricians.  His client list consisted of Lowes Home Improvements, CVS pharmacies, Clark County Police Stations, Clark County Schools, Las Vegas Hotels & Casinos, Homewood Suites Hotel, and etc.  He was successful at finishing all of the jobs under budget and ahead of schedule.  Over the 8 years he did around 38 million dollars of work.  Chad decided to close his buisness and move out to North Carolina to start a new adventure.  He took a job in the solar industry for Southern Energy Management in North Carolina and was in charge of the commercial solar division on the eastern part of the state and north up to Pennsylvania.  He has done over 50 jobs with Southern Energy Management and had a 100% success rate of finishing all of the jobs ahead of schedule and under budget.  The commercial division was later sold to another company and Chad left and went over to American South General Contractors in Sanford, NC, where he was Vice President of the solar division, which took him to 2015. 

Chad's mission is to build a company that would deliver high quality renewable projects and fulfill their clients' needs.

Chad holds unlimited electrical licenses in North Carolina, Nevada, Virginia, West Virginia, California and Delaware.