StrategyDriven Enterprises Extends its Energy Advisory Services, Partners with NTE Solutions

StrategyDriven Enterprises, LLC and NTE Solutions partner to provide energy industry executives and managers with asset lifecycle management and regulatory compliance advisory services.
Power and Utilities ConsultingStrategyDriven Enterprises, LLC and NTE Solutions have announced a partnership that will expand energy services to clients and prospects of both companies. The relationship combines StrategyDriven’s leading experience in asset lifecycle management and regulatory services with NTE Solutions’ capabilities in all aspects of power development, from engineering to commercialization.

“Utility leaders must find cost effective ways to replace aging assets, transfer knowledge to a new generation of workers, release currently unavailable capital, and optimize strategic operations and maintenance programs,” explains Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited about the opportunity to combine StrategyDriven’s experience with NTE Solutions’ capabilities. This partnership will create a more complete set of offerings that efficiently serve diversified generation utility executives.”

“StrategyDriven and NTE Solutions share a similar focus,” asserts Seth Shortlidge, NTE Solutions’ Chief Executive Officer. “We both aim to offer a variety of services that meet the growing needs of our clients and prospects.”

The StrategyDriven/ NTE Solutions team provides energy industry leaders with actionable performance improvement and regulatory compliance support in the areas of:

  • Strategic solutions
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Project development and management
  • Asset management and operational programs improvement
  • Performance monitoring and assessment

About StrategyDriven

StrategyDriven provides energy industry executives and managers with the planning and execution advice, tools, and practices needed to improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of electric power generation and delivery. Our advisors are seasoned power and utilities professionals supported by tools and methods tailored to meet the unique needs of utility operations.

StrategyDriven refers to the family of organizations comprising StrategyDriven Enterprises, LLC. For more information, please visit

About NTE Solutions

Headquartered in St. Augustine, FL, NTE Solutions provides energy and infrastructure services across the United States and internationally. The team has expertise in marketing, development, engineering, legal and regulatory affairs, with executive staff previously holding leadership roles in major energy, legal, and construction/engineering firms. NTE Solutions’ project teams work collaboratively across disciplines to provide high-value solutions to clients in the power, water and oil & gas industries. For more information, visit

Nathan Ives Named StrategyDriven Enterprises Chief Executive Officer

Senior industry leader adds hands-on management and operational experience to StrategyDriven’s Power & Utilities focused advisory services.
Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven PrincipalIncreasing demand for clean, affordable electricity combined with an aging infrastructure, retiring workers, growing regulations, rising capital costs, and intensifying budget pressures challenge utility executives and managers now more than ever before. To help utility leaders meet these challenges while improving operational safety and reliability, StrategyDriven Enterprises, LLC announces the election of Nathan Ives as the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer.

StrategyDriven advisors work with executives and managers to define their organization’s needs and develop and manage the complex, mission critical projects needed to improve operational effectiveness and lower costs in response to today’s most pressing challenges.

“I’m excited to be joining StrategyDriven during this time of unprecedented change and uncertainty within the energy sector,” says Nathan. “The modernization and expansion of our industry’s infrastructure, induction of a new workforce, and assimilation of an expanding regulatory regime will define how our industry operates for decades to come. At StrategyDriven, we’re proud to be working with industry leaders to address these challenges and adapt their organizations so they continue to operate safely, reliably, and efficiently.”

Prior to joining StrategyDriven, Nathan was a senior manager in Ernst & Young and Deloitte Consulting’s Power & Utility practices; advising industry leaders on the design and implementation of integrated fleet asset management programs.

Before becoming a professional consultant, he held several influential nuclear industry positions at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO); leading teams of operations professionals in the performance evaluation of dozens of domestic and international power plants and guiding the industry’s effort to redefine performance standards in the areas of organizational alignment, managerial decision-making, plant operations, and risk management.

Nathan joined INPO from PSEG’s Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Station where he stood watch as a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensed Senior Reactor Operator.

In 1992, Nathan graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; earning a bachelor of science degree in physics followed by distinguished service as the Assistant Chief Nuclear Engineer and Quality Assurance Officer onboard USS GROTON SSN 694. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Kennesaw State University in 2004.

Nathan can be contacted by phone at (678) 313-0150 or email at [email protected]. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.
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