The Phoenix Solutions Co Team

The Phoenix Solutions team includes design engineers, project managers and technical support staff. With a total of 35 employees and over 50 years of experience as an industry leader, we have the in-house expertise, knowledge and commitment to see your project through to success.

Douglas Frame – President, C.E.O

Douglas L. Frame graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1977 with a B.S. in Business Administration. He joined the Phoenix Solutions family in 1988 and has held a variety of responsibilities, including International Sales in Asia and Europe, Domestic Sales, and Project Management. 

As President, Mr. Frame has directed Phoenix in the area of Plasma Heating, focusing on improving torch performance and exploring new applications for thermal plasma.

J. Leonard Frame – C.F.O

Leonard Frame established Phoenix Solutions Co, then Fluidyne Engineering Corp, in 1952. President from the company’s inception until retiring from the position in 2001, he expanded the company into 150 employees, focusing on Aero Propulsion, Wind Tunnel Design and High Temperature Heaters. In 1993, Fluidyne sold the wind tunnel assets to focus on High Temperature Heaters . Under Len Frame's leadership, PSC quickly became an industry leader in Plasma Heating Systems.

Dr. Gary J. Hanus – Senior Vice President, C.T.O

Gary Hanus earned his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1976, having already acquired a M.S. in Aeronautics, Astronautics and Engineering Science from Purdue in 1972, and a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University in 1970. In his capacity as C.T.O, Dr. Hanus has responsibility for Engineering/Design and both internal and external Research and Development. Dr. Hanus has led Phoenix to the completion of numerous SBIR’s in cooperation with the United States Department of Defense and Department of Energy.