GAIN Clean Fuel expands to support growing natural gas market

August 31, 2018. GAIN Clean Fuel/U.S. Gain, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., announces two new hires and a promotion as part of a strategic move to support growing demand for natural gas within the transportation sector.

   Randy Richards joins GAIN Clean Fuel as a business development manager to promote the adoption of CNG and RNG as an alternative fuel within the areas of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma.

   “GAIN Clean Fuel has a broad product and service offering, and I look forward to providing unique and flexible solutions to our customers,” Richards says. “This includes expanding Gain’s established CNG infrastructure, providing RNG to fleets seeking greenhouse gas emission reductions and processing grants to offset incremental vehicle costs, strengthening the economic value proposition for fleets seeking clean fuel solutions.”

   Richards has more than 25 years of sales leadership in the transportation and technology/software industries, working with leading fleets throughout North America.

   Marci LaMantia has been hired to focus on market development throughout North America. In her role, LaMantia will identify progressive companies looking to either adopt or expand use of alternative fuels, educating them on the benefits of partnering with GAIN Clean Fuel to meet their financial and sustainability goals.

   She brings more than 20 years of experience within the natural gas vehicle (NGV) market, most recently holding account executive and market development positions with Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas). During LaMantia’s tenure, she was responsible for the dramatic growth of CNG infrastructure and NGV adoption of leading school districts, transit authorities and municipalities fleets within Southern California.

   To continuously provide industry-leading customer support, GAIN Clean Fuel is proud to promote Sara Wiegert to national account manager. She will be responsible for creating outstanding experiences for the company’s customers. Wiegert will work closely with the business development managers on growth and relationship management within GAIN Clean Fuel’s customer base, further allowing the sales staff to focus on new customer acquisition. She brings a strong supply chain, project management and customer service background to the team.