Wes McDaniel

President, Ideal Impact, Inc. 

A natural leader and savvy entrepreneur, Ideal Impact is the fourth organization Wes has created “from the ground up.” He began his career in the energy efficiency business in 1979 and is considered one of the best at building great organizations in the energy solutions business.

During his career, Wes has held senior management positions at international companies and led the development of one of the largest energy solution organizations in the world, comprising 35 offices in the U.S. and five European countries. This organization was widely recognized within the industry as highly ethical and the most focused on customer needs.

His leadership abilities and industry expertise have garnered him media coverage and speaking opportunities in multiple countries on energy conservation in buildings and how to grow a great organization. In addition, he has helped with the development of industry-related laws in both the U.S. and Europe. During Wes’ 30-year career, there has never been a client lawsuit under his part of the business, which he attributes to God’s grace and focusing on doing the right things for the client. 

Wes graduated from the University of Texas Arlington with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and holds the Certified Energy Manager and Certified Demand Side Manager certifications. 

Wes resides in Colleyville, Texas, with his wife of 20 years, Jan, and their two children, Bonnie and Tyler. He is a Senior Member of the Association of Energy Engineers, a member of Tau Beta Pi, and a member of Church at the Cross – where he serves as an Elder. He has been actively involved in Bill Glass Prison Ministries.