Viking Cold Solutions is the leading thermal energy storage provider to the energy-intensive frozen/low-temperature cold storage industry. Viking Cold delivers cost-effective and flexible long-term energy management services and helps reduce environmental impacts. Its patented Thermal Energy Storage systems with phase change material (PCM), intelligent controls, and 24/7 cloud-based monitoring, allow Viking Cold to reduce cold storage energy costs by up to 35 percent or more while improving temperature stability and maximizing refrigeration efficiencies. Viking Cold Solutions’ TES systems have been tested and accepted by energy utilities across the U.S. and are currently used in grocery stores, low-temperature warehouses, and government freezers around the world.
Name: JAMES BELL
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
Description: James joined the company in 2014 as President and was appointed CEO in 2015. He brings execution and leadership skills honed from 25 years in operating companies, investment banking, and the military. His success in building businesses spans the energy and finance industries and his leadership was developed during his career as a Marine Officer. Mr. Bell received his BA from Texas A&M University, and earned a jointly-issued TRIUM MBA from NYU Stern, HEC School of Management in Paris, and the London School of Economics.
Name: MICHAEL “MIKE” DAVIS
Title: Vice President, Finance and Human Resources
Description: Mike provides strategic financial leadership and direction to the Company. Mike is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Florida and Georgia and was in private practice for five years. He served 10 years as First Coast Service Options. (FCSO) Vice President Financial Operations and Chief Financial Officer. FCSO is a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of Florida, Inc. Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and Pre-Medicine from Rollins College and an MBA from Tulane University.
Name: COLLIN COKER
Title: Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Description: Since 2013 Mr. Coker has led the efforts to market adoption and installations of Viking Cold’s TES systems throughout North America, the Caribbean, and Australia. He regularly collaborates with energy and refrigeration experts from third-party engineering firms, utilities, government agencies, and cold storage operators for validation studies, pilots, and customer installations. He has also been responsible for the acceptance of Viking Cold’s TES technology into numerous utility programs across the country. Prior to joining Viking Cold, Collin had three decades of sales and leadership experience and more than 20 years in wholesale and retail energy. He held executive and leadership roles with StarTex Power/Constellation, Gexa Energy, Direct Energy, and Reliant Energy. He attended Texas State University and earned sales and leadership certifications from universities including the Wharton School of Business, Villanova University, Rice University, and Motorola University. He is considered a subject matter expert in thermal energy storage and frequently presents at engineering, grocery, cold storage, utility, and energy storage conferences around the world.
Name: Products and Services
Description: Products and Services
Name: Warehouse Freezer Thermal Energy Storage System
Name: Walk-In Freezer Thermal Energy Storage System
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