Businessman and upper-level executive Herb Zerden has a great deal of experience managing companies in the Clearwater, Florida, area. He and his wife joined forces to develop their own firm, Least Cost Routing, in 1995, which they created out of their own home. It achieved such great results in so little time that it was bought by a publicly traded company within a year. Herb Zerden also spent over six years as the Chief Executive Officer of ZEH, LLC, where he took on responsibility for all aspects of operations and managed a team of technical professionals. He also operated as Chief Information Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and Co-Founder for Mueller Energy Group, Inc.
Presently Herb Zerden functions as Chief Financial Officer of AGR Group, a marketing group dedicated to the needs of the retail energy industry. The firm provides many valuable services to clients, including developing cost-effective sales strategies and developing target customer segments. Unlike other marketing firms, the AGR Group truly understands the retail energy business and staffs energy telemarketing specialists that conduct outbound telemarketing to residential and commercial clients. The firm also offers energy consulting, inbound customer service, commercial and industrial brokerage services, and lead generation and appointment setting. The company was co-founded in 2002 by Herb Zerden, Matt Judkin, and Adolfo Quintero.
In his free time, Herb Zerden enjoys boating and watching movie. His favorites include The Godfather, Forrest Gump, and X-Men. He is also deeply philanthropic and especially enjoys contributing to organizations that help children. He has also adopted three children from the foster care system. Prior to developing his professional career, Herb Zerden studied at the University of Maryland.