Bear Oakley Joins Acclaim Energy MUD Division

February 16, 2022

Acclaim Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Bear Oakley to the position of Sr. Sales Executive, MUD Market. Bear has worked for more than 20 years in the Texas Water and Wastewater industry. In addition, he has served as a MUD director since 2015 and has been a member of the Water Smart Committee at AWBD since 2003, becoming Chairman in 2017.

John D. Elder III said, “We’re delighted that Bear chose to join our family. He brings a wealth of experience in sales, customer service, and operations that will bode well in our ability to serve our clients and expand our services in the Texas MUD market.”

“I’m very excited about the opportunity to join Acclaim Energy, the market leader in serving the MUD industry. I look forward to working with my colleagues to create value for Board members and operators by reducing energy costs, increasing reliability, and addressing emerging compliance issues,” said Bear Oakley.

Bear started in his role on February 16, 2022, and can be reached at

About Acclaim Energy

Acclaim Energy is an independent, unbiased customer advocate with offices in Mexico and the United States, serving businesses across North America. We are committed to helping companies apply a holistic approach to strategic energy management, so they can uncover hidden value and enjoy sustainable growth. Acclaim’s suite of services includes energy procurement (electricity and natural gas), energy risk management, distributed generation, ESG, and energy analytics. Acclaim has a 97% client retention rate, manages a client portfolio of more than 500 clients, 30,000+ meters, total electricity, and natural gas spend of $2.5+ billion, and over $700 million in savings.