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The GES, Inc. mission is to build a world-class, technology-based business by providing high value managed services, software and hardware integrated solutions to the federal and state government’s energy conservation and energy management organizations that are deploying remote energy monitoring systems and implementing the software tools needed to analyze and control their energy consumption.Below you will find our History, Executive Team, and Certifications.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

GES, Inc. was formed in March 2010 as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) to provide energy intelligence and energy control and optimization solutions to the U.S. Federal and State Governments. The company leverages its founder’s energy technology, systems analysis, and information technology expertise focusing on the governmental energy market sector.

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I have worked with the GES team for years. They are responsible, reliable and make a positive impact…..we’ve just scratched the surface. They are my go-to small business in Information Technology and Energy projects.”


Rick Layne

Program Manager, General Dynamics Information Technology 

”GES is a founding member of Energy Huntsville, an organization that brings Energy organizations together and they are vital to the Energy Community.”

Cedrick Davis,
Energy Huntsville Managing Director

Executive Team

The management team consists of seasoned professionals who have launched start-up companies, who bring to GES, Inc. significant knowledge and experience of delivering managed services to the federal government and has gained extensive experience designing, testing, deploying and integrating the GES, Inc. core managed services, software energy control and management systems and data collection devices into private sector utilities and commercial energy management organizations.

Phil Wendling

President and CEO

Mr. Wendling has more than twelve years experience in computer systems infrastructure and network systems analysis and support. He has been project manager for significant classified information technology network systems for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Missile Defense Agency, and the US Army Corp of Engineers.  Mr. Wendling’s previous experience includes leading the project management teams managing the integration of hardware and software systems into energy customers’ computing infrastructure.  Mr. Wendling served in the military from 1987 to 1994 in the United States Marine Corps and was deployed to the Middle East during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 1990. Mr. Wendling holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of North Alabama.

Jay Newkirk

VP of Corporate Strategy

Mr. Newkirk has over four decades experience in technical systems engineering/analysis and management supporting the federal government. He recently was President and CEO of Carina Technology, Inc. an energy monitoring and control provider for the utility industry. Previously  Mr. Newkirk had a distinguished career in computer based management information systems and applied mathematics in commercial and government aerospace technology field. He was the co-founder of Computer Systems Technology, Inc., an information technology support services company and was Director of Operations and managed  Strategic Business Development.  Mr. Newkirk serves on several Advisory Boards for emerging technology companies. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Lynchburg College and has completed graduate studies in mathematics and operations research at the University of Alabama, Huntsville.

Michele Morris

VP of Finance and Business Administration

Ms. Morris has more than twenty years experience in a broad range of finance and accounting positions and has served as accounting group manager and financial controller in both small growth companies and fortune 500 organizations. She has led a number of accounting system upgrades and replacement projects moving from a variety of financial systems to Deltek’s Costpoint ERP system. As Sr. Finance Manager for a major aviation services company, she supervised the accounting organization staff, prepared budgets, ensured optimal expenditure control, managed all accounting records and bank accounts, coordinated both internal and external audits and managed the organization’s cash, investment, and risk management programs. As financial controller for a major aerospace company operation she was the service center administrator, performed account reconciliations, managed the labor and accounts payable department, served as the business unit lead for a major software implementation and led the branch office on the remediation efforts of Sarbanes Oxley Compliance. Ms. Morris holds an MBA with Emphasis in Accounting from the University of Phoenix and a BBA with Emphasis in Accounting from Athens State University.

Scott Johnson

VP of Operations

Scott Johnson has extensive experience in Information Technology architecture and operations management. He has wide-ranging knowledge in IT Data Architecture, Data Storage, Data Security and Continuity of Operations. Experiences gained in these areas are from leading and supporting projects for the Commercial Industry and Military Defense Industry. Prior to GES, Inc., Scott worked as Director of Engineering for Carina Technologies, Inc. He directly managed product design, development and implementation. At Carina Technology, he was responsible for new and emerging Engineering initiatives, product development, product sustainment, product certifications and product life cycle management. He also managed the design and deployment of the Carina database architecture. He was directly responsible for manufacturing, parts acquisition, product testing and product deployment. Prior to Carina Technologies, Inc., Scott supported the Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency as an employee of industry-leading and globally recognized SRA International. Additional expertise was gained in support of the Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) while employed with SAIC, a premier technology integrator in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. Scott attended the University of North Alabama majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics and Music. Scott is an active member of the ISC2 with a current certification of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).




NAICS Codes NAICS Code Descriptions
517911 Telecommunications Resellers
517919 All Other Telecommunications
518210 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
519190 All Other Information Services
541330 Engineering Services
541360 Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services
541380 Testing Laboratories
541511 Custom Computer Programming Services
541512 Computer Systems Design Services
541513 Computer Facilities Management Services (Primary)
541519 Other Computer Related Services
541614 Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services
541618 Other Management Consulting Services
541620 Environmental Consulting Services
541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
541713 Research and Development in Nanotechnology
541715 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology)
561210 Facilities Support Services
611420 Computer Training
811212 Computer and Office Machine Repair and Maintenance
811213 Communication Equipment Repair and Maintenance

SIC Codes

SIC Codes SIC Code Descriptions
4813 Telephone Communication, Except Radio
4899 Communication Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
7371 Computer Programming Services
7373 Computer Integrated Systems Design
7374 Computer Processing and Data Preparation and Processing Services
7375 Information Retrieval Services
7376 Computer Facilities Management Services
7378 Computer Maintenance and Repair
7379 Computer Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
7629 Electrical and Electronic Repair Shops, Not Elsewhere Classified
8243 Data Processing Schools
8711 Engineering Services
8734 Testing Laboratories
8742 Management Consulting Services
8744 Facilities Support Management
8748 Business Consulting Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
8999 Services, Not Elsewhere Classified


PSCs PSC Descriptions
AE93 R&D—Economic Growth: Other (Advanced Development)
AE94 R&D—Economic Growth: Other (Engineering Development)
AE95 R&D—Economic Growth: Other (Operational Systems Development)
AH91 R&D—Environmental Protection: Other (Basic Research)
AH92 R&D—Environmental Protection: Other (Applied Research/Exploratory Development)
AH93 R&D—Environmental Protection: Other (Advanced Development)
AH94 R&D—Environmental Protection: Other (Engineering Development)
AH95 R&D—Environmental Protection: Other (Operational Systems Development)
AH96 R&D—Environmental Protection: Other (Commercialized)
B507 Special Studies/Analysis—Economic
B546 Special Studies/Analysis—Security (Physical/Personal)
C212 Architect and Engineering—General: Engineering Drafting, Not CAD/CAM
C213 Architect and Engineering—General: Inspection (Non-Construction)
C214 Architect and Engineering—General: Management Engineering
C215 Architect and Engineering—General: Production Engineering
C219 Architect and Engineering—General: Other
D301 IT and Telecom—Facility Operation and Maintenance
D302 IT and Telecom—Systems Development
D303 IT and Telecom—Data Entry
D304 IT and Telecom—Telecommunications and Transmission
D305 IT and Telecom—Teleprocessing, Timeshare, Cloud Computing, and High Performance Computing
D306 IT and Telecom—Systems Analysis
D307 IT and Telecom—IT Strategy and Architecture
D308 IT and Telecom—Programming
D309 IT and Telecom—Information and Data Broadcasting or Data Distribution
D310 IT and Telecom—Cyber Security and Data Backup
D311 IT and Telecom—Data Conversion
D314 IT and Telecom—System Acquisition Support
D315 IT and Telecom—Digitizing
D316 IT and Telecom—Telecommunications Network Management
D399 IT and Telecom—Other IT and Telecommunications
J058 Maint/Repair/Rebuild of Equipment—Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment
J070 Maint/Repair/Rebuild of Equipment—ADP Equipment/Software/Supplies/Support Equipment
K070 Modification of Equipment—ADP Equipment/Software/Supplies/Support Equipment
N070 Installation of Equipment—ADP Equipment/Software/Supplies/Support Equipment
Q301 Laboratory Testing Services
R404 Support—Professional: Land Surveys-Cadastral (Non-Construction)
R406 Support—Professional: Policy Review/Development
R425 Support—Professional: Engineering/Technical
R612 Support—Administrative: Information Retrieval
R704 Support—Management: Auditing
R706 Support—Management: Logistics Support
R707 Support—Management: Contract/Procurement/Acquisition Support
R799 Support—Management: Other
T013 Photo/Map/Print/Publication—Technical Writing
U008 Education/Training—Training/Curriculum Development