Geothermal Technologies’ CEO Inducted into the Smart Business Dealmaker’s Hall of Fame

by Geothermal Technologies | Apr 26, 2023 | Announcements

Baltimore, Maryland


Geothermal Technologies, Inc. (GTI) is pleased to announce that at the Smart Business Dealmaker’s Conference held in Baltimore, Maryland on April 26th, its CEO, J. Gary McDaniel was named a “Master Dealmaker” and was inducted into the Smart Business Dealmaker’s Hall of Fame.  

“This award is quite an honor,” said Mr. McDaniel.  “The individuals who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame are distinguished and accomplished dealmakers and I am humbled to have been selected to join their ranks.  To me, this award represents the recognition of my many years of hard work and perseverance.  However, this accomplishment is not something that I did alone; it is the result of the hard work done by the people in the companies that I have led.  A special thank you goes out to all of them.”  

About Mr. McDaniel
Throughout his career, Gary has worked in emerging ventures, Fortune 500 corporations, and multinational enterprises undergoing various stages of start-up, turnaround, and rapid-growth.  Despite the unique financial, operational, and market challenges, he provided the right leadership to achieve the highest revenue, profit, and corporate value.  

A chemical engineer with an MBA, Gary possesses a solid working knowledge of all of the key functions of business.  He achieved increasing success in a diversity of positions in sales and marketing, finance and accounting, manufacturing, research and development, and supply and distribution, culminating in several challenging senior executive roles.  He is one of the rare individuals who stands at the crossroads of science and business. 

Gary has 35+ years of P&L experience and proven success in planning and executing investment funding, rapid growth, global expansion, product/market diversification, and financial turnarounds.  A “serial CEO”, he has now led 7 companies, several to successful exit.  

About the Smart Business Dealmakers Conference
The Smart Business Dealmakers Conference connects thousands of local dealmakers – from middle-market CEOs to top investors and lenders to leading M&A advisers.

With sessions ranging from raising capital to buying and selling companies to alternative asset investing, the conference covers the breadth of the M&A landscape.

About Geothermal Technologies, Inc.:
Geothermal Technologies (GTI) was founded in 2018 to commercialize technology that was initially developed at the Johns Hopkins University.  GTI’s GenaSys™ Geothermal Energy Harvesting System revolutionizes how we harness renewable energy.  GTI’s innovative technologies, when coupled with recently developed oil & gas and power generation technologies, will enable the production of baseload, clean, low cost, renewable electricity, throughout the world.

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