Josh Downing | The Home Service Expert: Tommy Mello
Founder and CEO of Direct Movement Group
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Direct Movement Group

Our goal is to bring you one step closer to your dream home. Whether it is through a touch up in the kitchen, a new garage door, or a full home renovation, we are here to provide you with your every construction need. We strive for excellence in every project, and through this excellence, we have gained our customers’ trust and respect. With our foundation of integrity, we aim to work diligently and efficiently to get the job done in the best way possible. We hold communication and transparency in high regard, checking in with our customers frequently to make sure they are satisfied every step of the way. It is through these qualities that we turn your construction visions into realities.

After opening Direct Movement Group in 2014, the company saw rapid growth and today averages seven to 10 projects per month. Downing’s workforce is made up of a sort of hybrid between subcontractors and employees. He finds skilled tradespeople, helps them form their own companies, and then provides them with work. The arrangement allows the professionals to have the freedom of owning a business without concerns about getting hired since, “we’re always able to keep them busy,” Downing says. Direct Movement Group got its start on the online platform Thumbtack, and Downing was one of its first pros to bring in more than $1 million in revenue. He also gets a lot of business through


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