We know that one size does not fit all. Our client’s success stems from recognizing the uniqueness from each company, down to the details. We don't just reduce and optimize your spending cost but also deliver strategic and creative techniques, allowing you to increase both your time and bottom line. So, whether you’re a single business owner managing your own cost or CFO looking to optimize and reduce spending across several site locations, NEA's proven ability to optimize both time and cost. Our clients span across the United States and Canada ranging from;
We are pleased working with Nadia for working with us. We are unfamiliar with the energy market in Texas and was taken back that we would need to enter in an agreement to receive power. However, Nadia took the time to educate and guide us through the entire process but she helped us realize and strategize to reduce our utility cost by $78,459 per term of our new agreement with a compatible energy plan over the span of 5 years! We are so THANKFUL of Nadia and her team in assisting us.
Regional Director of Facilities, Gold's Gym
Gold's Gym International, Inc. is an American chain of international co-ed fitness centers originally started by Joe Gold in Venice Beach, California. Each gym offers a variety of cardio and strength training equipment as well as group exercise programs. Its headquarters have since relocated to Dallas. Throughout its history, Gold’s Gym has provided an energetic and supportive environment full of all kinds of people who are committed to achieving their fitness and health goals.
Chick-fil-A is the third largest American fast food restaurant chain and the largest whose specialty is chicken sandwiches. Their headquarters are in College Park, Georgia. Chick-fil-A was originally founded as the Dwarf Grill in 1946, changing the name to 'Dwarf House' until rebranding as Chick-fil-A in 1967. The company operates more than 2,300 restaurants, primarily in the United States with locations in 47 states and plans for a location in Hawaii to be the 48th state. The restaurant serves breakfast before transitioning to its lunch and dinner menu. Chick-fil-A also offers customers catered selections from its menu for special events.
I’d like to this opportunity to share our experience working with our with our dedicated account manager, Scott. Scott had not only taken our calls on the weekday but also on the weekend. He helped and represented us with securing a power agreement and while creating a actual budget for all our vendors especially for our electricity expenses, the clarity and relief he brought me was so enriching and valuable. He not only provided documents and forms ahead of time for us to fill out every time we would need to get power running for our new locations but he made sure we received permit approvals for our new site. Scott was extremely thoughtful, resourceful and clever throughout the entire process.
Owner and Operator, Chick-Fil-A
Our dedicated account manager, Mo has been working with our organization for some time now. I must say he is the BEST. He is always available for my calls, my question and my concerns. He has been taken control of all our issues and found remedies for all our problems. He always seems concern and makes me feel we are his #1 customer. As long as I'm the CEO of this YMCA......we will be their client!
YMCA exists as a national resource entity which engages about 21 million men, women and children, and seek to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. The goal of the YMCA is to strengthen communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Each location supports a neighborhood, so in the YMCA's terms the YMCA serves, or is anchored in, about 10,000 communities.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is an international franchisor, confectionery manufacturer and retail operator in the United States, Canada, Japan, the Philippines, and the United Arab Emirates. The company is based in the town of Durango located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains in southwestern Colorado. From its 53,000-square-foot (4,900 m2) factory, the company manufactures chocolate candies and other confectionery products to supply its many franchise locations, delivered fresh by its fleet of refrigerated trucks. The factory typically produces approximately 300 chocolate candies and other confectionery products, using proprietary recipes developed primarily by its master candy maker. These products include many varieties of clusters, caramels, creams, meltaways, truffles and molded chocolates. Individual stores prepare a variety of caramel and candy apples, fudge, chocolate items and confections in full view of the customer using traditional cooking utensils such as copper kettles on gas-fired stoves and marble slab cooling tables.
Our electricity agreement expired and we’ve been paying a variable rate unbeknown to us without any warning from our supplier. Both Alyssa and Mo represented us on our behalf against our existing supplier and we got reimbursed $18,000 and was able to get us a much lower price than what we were getting charged. I cannot thank Alyssa and Mo enough for educating us, negotiating and recovering wasted energy cost. Thank you so much and we’re looking forward in working with you guys again!
Director of Finance, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Partnering with NEA provided us insight on purchasing electricity on a whole new level. We took heed on the advice and counseling from our account manager and forward budgeting our cost. We’ve been impressed by the meticulous and high attention to detail surrounding our agreements. One of the methods that we pursued was to include our energy load and blend it with simliar hotels within the same geographical territory, tariff classification and lapsing contract time, as of a result we secured a total of $612 of immediate energy savings per month for the life of our agreement. Not to mention the complementary monthly utility auditing! I greatly appreciate the savings the guidance and the customer service we’ve received. Thank you Mo! God Bless.
General Manager, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
Hawthorn Suites is a chain of hotels in the United States owned by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. Most Hawthorn Suites offer amenities such as meeting rooms, exercise facilities, swimming pools, and a free hot buffet breakfast and dinner. It competes with Hilton's Homewood Suites, Hyatt's Hyatt House, Marriott's Residence Inn, and InterContinental's Staybridge Suites in the upper moderate to low upscale segment of the extended-stay market. Since Hawthorn is not an entirely exclusive extended-stay brand, however, it may also compete with Marriott's SpringHill Suites and Comfort Suites in the non-extended-stay, all-suite segment of the market. As of December 31, 2018, it has 110 properties with 10,633 rooms.
Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is an American fast-casual restaurant chain based in Wichita, Kansas. Its menu includes steakburgers, Vienna Beef hot dogs, and chicken sandwiches, and the company provides frozen custard with a variety of specialty sundaes and concretes blended sundaes. The company, founded in Wichita, Kansas, in 2002, opened its first franchise in Hutchinson, Kansas, during December 2004. In April 2011, the company opened its 50th store in Victorville, California, and in October 2013 its 100th store in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Its 150th location opened in April 2015 in Loveland, Colorado. Freddy's opened its 300th location in Indianapolis, Indiana, in March 2018.
I do not believe we could or have ever produced the same outcome if it had not been for NEA. I was surprised to discover how many retail electric providers are out there and what type of energy products exist. As a Controller, my job entails overseeing the finances and that includes vendors and vendor expenses. Our site locations were being billed by different retail electric providers, different prices and different terms. NEA conducted an RFP bid on our behalf, leveraged our purchasing power and obtained a centralized vendor that will service all 17 of our site locations into one master bill, one price and one expiration. I am so thankful for all the patience, savings and simplifying our vendor process so effectively!!!!
Owner, Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers
NEA has been a fantastic partner for us. I’ve outsourced my energy procurement to a consultant and the comparability between our last consultant and NEA is unmatched. NEA proposed to us the cost differences, bill audit services at no cost and provided us with market insight to which we were clueless on. I was able to contract $41,522 worth of company savings because we were notified on future-savings that were available. NEA was not only able to reduce our expenses but manage our contracts and invoices.
President, The UPS Store - Franchise
The UPS Store® concept was introduced in 1980 as Mail Boxes Etc.® - a convenient alternative to the post office. Throughout its evolution, it has continued to define and lead the business services category it created. In 2001, UPS® acquired Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. In 2003, the two companies introduced The UPS Store® brand. On April 7, 2003, approximately 3,000 Mail Boxes Etc. locations in the United States (at the time, nearly 90% of the domestic U.S. network) re-branded as The UPS Store and began offering lower (around 20% on average) UPS-direct shipping rates. In 2012, Mail Boxes Etc., Inc. became The UPS Store, Inc. The centers remain locally owned and operated, and continue to offer a variety of packing, shipping, freight, postal, printing and business services, with convenient locations and world-class service.
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