Mark Rader

Lighting Consultant

Mark works as a Lighting Consultant for Xcel Energy’s One-Stop Efficiency Shop® for small/medium businesses, administered by CEE. In his role, Mark builds constructive industry relationships to stay abreast of the latest lighting and controls technologies, and educates vendors and business owners on practical, energy efficient lighting solutions.

Previous to joining CEE in 2011, Mark enjoyed success as a sales representative and manager in technology driven areas such as telecommunications, computer hardware, website development, and commericial lighting.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and an MBA with emphases in Finance and Strategic Management from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.


Lighting Certified (LC) through the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP).

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Minneapolis - Downtown
212 3rd Avenue North, Suite 560
Minneapolis, MN 55401