Viking was founded in 2013 as a high-end residential construction company serving West Virginia. The company’s dedication and commitment to quality enabled growth and Viking quickly became a leader in the area expanding into light commercial construction. Through the years that growth has accelerated and the company has evolved into a leading commercial contractor with a mission to revitalize downtown historic city centers through historic preservation.
Meet Our Managing Director
Cade Vogelsong serves as the Managing Director for The Viking Group, a company focused on urban redevelopment through historic preservation in regional cities throughout the Appalachian region.
Most recently, Cade played an integral role as Contract Manager with the completion of a $10 million project transforming The Atlas Building, a registered historic commercial building, into market rate residential apartments in downtown Charleston, WV. This project has been a catalyst for substantial investment not only in downtown Charleston but other regional cities where similar opportunities exist.
Leading the way for The Viking Group, Cade is actively engaged in the planning and strategic redevelopment of several other projects, projecting over $100 million in urban revitalization within the next 5 years.
In addition to his development work, Cade serves as the Managing Director of XLS PRO, a comprehensive HR solutions company. XLS PRO was built to serve small businesses and to empower them with the tools to compete with larger corporations. Utilizing 12+ years of organizational and HR leadership experience, Cade and his carefully selected team of industry experts offer custom solutions via PEO partnerships, RPO, HR consulting, and safety training.
Cade graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Susquehanna University in 2007. There he participated in football and rugby and served as an economics research assistant.
He currently resides in Charleston, West Virginia with his wife Beth and son Rhys and is an outdoor sports enthusiast.