Renewable energy industries are quickly strengthening their position and role in the U.S. economy. In the aftermath of industry shakeouts and quality crises, young companies and more mature ones need support in building management teams and refining business strategies. Companies need to manage for the highest levels of quality, integrity, and adaptiveness. 



Our services:

Management and organizational development consulting, business planning, industrial product design, market development, technology evaluation and commercialization, mentoring entrepreneurs, quality and research program development,  and energy resiliency. 

Direct Gain helps companies to cultivate the strengths of robust management teams, comprehensive quality assurance programs, crisis management and response programs, and rigorous company ethics.  Our consultation, training, and mentoring services can focus on select management teams or the enterprise as a whole.  We also work with industry associations to strengthen standards, training programs, and trade relationships to expand markets.

Our experts: 

John Easoz – management consulting, technology assessment 

Rick Lewandowski – start-up advisor, market & business development consulting

Joel Davidson – organizational development and mentoring of entrepreneurs

Richard Rupnik – management consulting, technology assessment 

John Howard – industrial design 

Bud Sherman – design and planning for manufacturing 

Ralph Mitchell – patent due diligence and business strategy 


Guiding Technology Start-Ups

DGC helps young companies with well-developed technologies to conduct rigorous assessment and create effective commercialization programs. We can also establish appropriate business plans, market plans and operational plans working with and supplementing the existing management teams.

"When Entropy Solutions wanted to understand the thermal storage market for its PureTemp biobased phase change materials, we turned to Direct Gain for guidance.  Not only were the folks at Direct Gain expertly knowledgable, but they are extraordinarily connected and respected throughout the industry.  They brought us together with the top players we needed to work with.


Monte C. Magill
Business Development Director
Entropy Solutions, Inc.