Welcome to Cadet

Company

Company

The comfort of your home begins at ours.
Cadet has made our home in the Pacific Northwest since 1957. Every one of our electric baseboard, wall fan, and utility heaters is designed and built here in Vancouver, Washington, USA.

Our leadership

Hutch Johnson

Hutch Johnson

President

Hutch became president of Cadet in 1998, after 25 years of working in the electrical distribution channel. Since taking the helm, Hutch has led Cadet’s transformation into a lean, efficient, and globally recognized manufacturer of electric heating products.

Greg Klose

Greg Klose

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Greg brought his energy and passion to Cadet in 2012, and focused immediately on our mission, directing a comprehensive brand redesign. He has redefined our sales and marketing strategy while upholding Cadet’s emphasis on partner relations and customer experience.

Hutch Johnson

Craig Peterson

Vice President, Engineering

In his current role since 1996, Craig leads all design, engineering, and development efforts for every new Cadet product. A mechanical engineer by training, Craig looks for ways to take creative ideas about products and processes, and turn them into real, working solutions.

LeAnn Reader

LeAnn Reader

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Operations

A longtime member of our family, LeAnn has spent 17 years fostering a passion for the people of Cadet. She combines her commitment to locally made American products with a career of experience in finance and accounting across a variety of manufacturing sectors.

Hutch Johnson

Hutch became president of Cadet in 1998, after 25 years of working in the electrical distribution channel. Since taking the helm, Hutch has led Cadet’s transformation into a lean, efficient, and globally recognized manufacturer of electric heating products.

Hutch Johnson

President

Hutch Johnson

In his current role since 1996, Craig leads all design, engineering, and development efforts for every new Cadet product. A mechanical engineer by training, Craig looks for ways to take creative ideas about products and processes, and turn them into real, working solutions.

Craig Peterson

Vice President, Engineering

Greg Klose

Greg brought his energy and passion to Cadet in 2012, and focused immediately on our mission, directing a comprehensive brand redesign. He has redefined our sales and marketing strategy while upholding Cadet’s emphasis on partner relations and customer experience.

Greg Klose

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

LeAnn Reader

A longtime member of our family, LeAnn has spent 17 years fostering a passion for the people of Cadet. She combines her commitment to locally made American products with a career of experience in finance and accounting across a variety of manufacturing sectors.

LeAnn Reader

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Operations

Our teams

Production and Production Support

Production management

Moments of pure genius, made possible by hours of practical problem solving

Engineering and Operations

Engineering

Solving problems, supporting our products and developing new ones

Customer Service

Customer Service

Knowledgeable, reliable, and respected—delighting customers daily

Baseboard Line Assembly

Baseboard assembly

High-energy crew of talented builders working like a well-oiled machine

Paint Shop

Paint and maintenance

Talented folks who take their work—but not themselves—seriously

Assembly

Assembly

Flexible team, bringing every piece of the puzzle together

Sales and Marketing

Sales and Marketing

No place we’d rather be than out in the field, working with—and listening to—our customers

Shipping

Shipping, Receiving

Every order shipped right and shipped on time, every time

Accounting, Human Resources and Information Technology

Accounting, HR and IT

The glue that holds Cadet together, making everyone’s job easier

Fabrication

Fabrication and Tool & Die

As long lasting as our products, putting the rugged into every Cadet

Fan Line Assembly

Fan assembly

Cadet veterans leading the way with consistently high-quality construction

Production Support

Production Support

Fostering lean manufacturing principles, with the Cadet can-do attitude

 
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