Inc. is a Washington, DC based consulting firm, founded
in 1984. The firm combines government relations and business
development skills with engineering and technical capabilities.
Specializing in the areas of energy and environment, Durante
Associates has been in continuous operation for 20 years,
and has provided cost effective services to more than 40
commercial clients and government agencies.
This success is a result of the more than 75 years
of combined experience of the two principals of the
firm, Douglas Durante and Raymond Durante. Both of
these individuals have directed their efforts to assisting
clients in developing marketing strategies and implementation
of sound practical business programs. They have working
relationships with an impressive cadre of associates
who can be called on to provide specific expertise
as needed and have extensive experience in forming
joint ventures, locating and evaluating subcontractors,
and assisting in obtaining financing and government
funding for major projects. Their long tenure in Washington
D.C. has resulted in a comprehensive understanding
of government agencies and how they work, as well as
a strong rapport with government personnel and the
U.S. Congress. Their business development strategies
reflect the realities of politics, legislation, and
regulations, and successfully help clients understand
the impact on their businesses.
Within the key energy areas of ethanol and nuclear
power, the firm has worked in the broad spectrum of
alternative fuels, stationary power sources, hazardous
and toxic waste handling, defense programs, food irradiation,
and transfer of product technology to the commercial
Durante Associates provides services in two general
areas: government relations and business
Within those areas, government relations activities
include services such as development/implementation
of legislative strategies and regulatory analysis.
Business development services range from market analysis
to bid strategy to proposal preparation. The firm also
provides direct marketing assistance of selected products
and services to government and private industry. Durante
Associates is experienced in the formation of joint
ventures, company mergers and acquisitions, and financing
of major projects and purchases.
Durante Associates is a qualified GSA Advantage contractor
with government approved rates and price lists. The
skills and experience of the company are on file with
the Government, and as part of the GSA team we have
the use of a number of marketing and research tools
made available to us, such as the Federal Procurement
Data System, Federal Business Opportunities, and many
others which provide access to procurements under consideration
by a number of government agencies. Also, under the
GSA Federal Supply Service program, Durante Associates
is available for teaming and subcontract arrangements.
Regardless of the size of your contract, Durante Associates
can quickly and effectively be added to your team and
contribute to the successful completion of your services
while satisfying all government contracting requirements.
Durante Associates specializes
in working with clients to develop a
plan of action to meet their objectives.
They are prepared to work
as part of a corporate team or independently
and through their extensive network system
can utilize the services of various specialists on
basis. Compensation for services can
be arranged to suit the needs of the
client either on a retainer,
hourly, or long-term basis. Having Durante
Associates as part of your organization
and business plan will
prove to be a very cost-effective way
to achieve your business development
Associates can help you, in a cost effective
and efficient way.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Ray and Doug Durante
with former president