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A platform for profitablity.

Founded in Dallas, Texas in 2008, ENTOUCH is the pioneer in energy management as a service and smart building technology. Our turnkey solution digitally transforms and optimizes operations while reducing energy usage to drive profitability for multisite businesses. We are the only provider that owns our entire technology stack and has the capability to take over heterogeneous systems and manage them from a single cloud solution. We lead the industry in speed and quality of deployment, and the ENTOUCH.360 service has earned a 100% renewal rate.

Innovative Technology with Unprecedented Customer Service.

Only ENTOUCH offers a comprehensive, turnkey energy management solution that works across your entire, integrated asset portfolio – and sustains throughout its effective lifecycle – as a single service provider.

We offer you Smart Building Everything:

  • Fit for purpose hardware suite for mid-market, multisite operators

  • Smart thermostat – Secure CPU with over 60,000 fielded devices

  • Specific hardware for HVAC, lighting, refrigeration, water

  • One & Done installations with mobile installation & commissioning app

Leading brands use ENTOUCH to drive profitablity.

CASE STUDY:

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CEC Entertainment, Inc. Saves $1M Annually with ENTOUCH

CASE STUDY:

National Health Club

Saving the Planet and Improving Profits, One Gym at a Time

Smart building solutions driven by smart building experts.

ENTOUCH assembles experts from an array of technology disciplines to create robust, turnkey energy management solutions for multisite enterprises.

Leadership Team

Jon Bolen

Chief Executive Officer

Jon is a business-centric technology leader who focuses on disciplined execution. While working on his MBA at Emory where he graduated with high honors, Jon cut his teeth on product marketing for NCR. After leading several groups at RaceTrac Petroleum, he helped develop technology-enabled services for companies such as Radiant Systems, Trax Retail Solutions and Westec Intelligent Surveillance. An operations leader with over 20 years of experience, Jon has successfully scaled businesses and delivered results. Jon’s hobbies include cycling, sailing and logging countless miles to watch his kids’ college soccer matches.

Eric R. Denton

Chief Financial Officer

A graduate of The Texas McCombs School of Business with over a decade of progressively responsible leadership roles in finance and operations, Eric brings with him an understanding of the continuously changing world of technology. Most recently Eric served as CFO at Ziosk, an innovative tabletop technology solution revolutionizing the guest experience and economics of casual dining. Prior to Ziosk, Eric’s background includes Ernst & Young with a focus on assurance/audit services as well as positions in finance ranging from start-ups to companies with revenue in excess of $400 million. Eric is a proud member of Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts and serves on the Host Committee of the Nasher Sculpture Center Great Create. On the weekends, you can find Eric cycling around White Rock Lake, or most likely, at kid birthday parties and soccer games with his wife and son.

Frank Menocal

Chief Technology Officer

Frank is a hands-on technical leader with over three decades of experience in software development and IT organization management, building teams from the ground up, and finding solutions to complex technical problems. His background in high-volume, data-centric environments and platform architecture focus have been key to the success of the ENTOUCH cloud platform. Previously, Frank served as Vice President of Technical Services for Datamatic Ltd, where he architected the SaaS platform used by utilities for automated metering. Frank is a graduate from the University of Florida and holds a BSE degree in Computer and Information Systems. His Interests include history, music, reading and surfing. He enjoys spending time with his family which includes 3 dogs.

James Walton

Co-Founder and Vice President, Partnerships

A graduate from SMU’s Cox School of Business, James is constantly on the lookout for ways to make facilities perform better. His keen insights into applied technology go all the way back to his days at Lucent Technologies. An entrepreneur, sales leader and mechanical engineer with two decades of experience serving customers, James establishes new business ventures for ENTOUCH and is a sought after speaker and thought leader in the smart building technology sector. His hobbies include soccer and golf. He enjoys spending time with family and Boy Scouts outings with his son.

Clint Hudson

Vice President, Customer Success

Clint is an accomplished account management leader with nearly three decades of experience including large scale project management, consulting, change management, and general relationship management. Clint’s dedication to developing his team translates into their inspiration to exceed client expectations. He and his Customer Success team bring a unique 360 view to ENTOUCH multisite customers allowing them to reduce energy usage, simplify management and drive profitability. Clint earned his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and MBA from Kennesaw State University. His interests include attending Dallas Stars games and volleyball and softball events for his daughter, grilling, and reading history and historical fiction.

John Bailey

Vice President, Field Operations

John has held increasingly responsible roles in field and customer operations for over two decades. His expertise is leading and developing teams to ensure that customer deployments are completed within the timeline and budget outlined. John is an avid reader, TTRPG enthusiast and podcaster, and FC Dallas Fan. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their two teenage daughters

Board of Directors

Robert Chefitz

Chairman

With nearly four decades of private equity experience, Robert has built an investment track record with strong returns by leading numerous early-stage investments and leveraged buyouts. In 2008, Robert founded Egis Capital Partners in order to capitalize on his deep security industry investment expertise and to provide investors with a portfolio dedicated to the Security and Protection industry.

Dave Kirkpatrick

Co-founder and a managing director of SJF Ventures, a positive impact growth equity fund with offices in Durham, New York City, Seattle and San Francisco, Dave helped lead the capitalization of four funds totaling $260 million in assets under management. Dave is a leader in the impact investing arena and serves as the founding co-chair of the Impact Capital Managers (ICM), a network of over 40 venture capital and private equity funds in the U.S. and Canada with $11 billion under management that seek to deliver superior financial returns and clear and measurable impact as a core part of their investment strategy.

David Matthews

David is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with over two decades of experience in investing and building companies from startup to fruition. His venture capital funds have deployed over $150 million into more than 50 investments during that time. Successful exits include Green Mountain Energy (sold to NRG), Fiber Systems Int’l (sold to Amphenol), PeopleAnswers (sold to Infor), Spawn Labs (sold to GameStop), and Zaadz (sold to Gaiam).

Scott Boxer

A nationally recognized leader in the HVAC business, Scott successfully ran the largest divisions of industry leaders Lennox and York, while also being tapped by their CEOs and boards for critical turnaround and growth challenges. Scott has served as President and Chief Operating Officer with an unbroken track record of growth, turnarounds and profits as the P&L leader of manufacturing,distribution, and service businesses of $40 million to $1.4 billion over three decades.

Richard Chleboski

A cleantech visionary and veteran, Rich utilizes a combination of technical, financial, strategic, operations and business development skills to solve complex problems. Rich has held senior management positions at leading cleantech companies including Chief Financial Officer of lithium-ion battery start-up 24M and direct diode laser company TeraDiode, Managing Director of Canadian Solar, and CEO of Bandgap Engineering. He co-founded Evergreen Solar and as its CFO led it through four rounds of VC funding, an IPO, several post IPO financings and ultimately helped grow it to a market capitalization of over $1B. He is currently Managing Director of management consultancy and leadership coaching firm, Savvy Growth.

Jon Bolen

Jon is a business-centric technology leader who focuses on disciplined execution. While working on his MBA at Emory where he graduated with high honors, Jon cut his teeth on product marketing for NCR. After leading several groups at RaceTrac Petroleum, he helped develop technology-enabled services for companies such as Radiant Systems, Trax Retail Solutions and Westec Intelligent Surveillance. An operations leader with over 20 years of experience, Jon has successfully scaled businesses and delivered results. Jon’s hobbies include cycling, sailing and logging countless miles to watch his kids’ college soccer matches.

Invest in the future of IoT powered facilities management

ENTOUCH is fueled by widely respected investors from the energy and financial worlds that believe in our mission and have witnessed the fruits of our efforts in creating leading-edge smart building solutions. We are grateful for their support and proudly present them here for your review.

Our Investors

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Trailblazer Capital

Trailblazer Capital is a growth venture capital investor focused on companies with a disruptive business model, a sustainable competitive advantage, and an experienced management team. The team at Trailblazer partners with leaders to build great companies with a focused business model and crisp execution.

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EGIS Capital Partners

EGIS Capital Partners is the leading private equity firm in middle market security and IoT sector. EGIS targets growth buyouts and expansion stage financing. The EGIS team has over 60 years of private equity, corporate finance, lending and operating experience.

www.egiscapitalpartners.com

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SJF Ventures

SJF Ventures invests in high-growth companies creating a healthier, smarter and cleaner future. Their mission is to catalyze the development of highly successful businesses driving lasting, positive changes. On the forefront of impact investing since 1999, SJF is passionate about generating extraordinary results, creating positive changes, and partnering with visionaries who combine these two. SJF has invested in over 60 ventures and has offices in Durham, NC, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle.

www.sjfventures.com

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Aster

Aster is a venture capital company which manage multiple funds with major corporations and institutional players. A specialist in the digital transformation and new industrial models, Aster funds growing companies in mobility, energy and industry. Using its “Business Hub” approach, the team works with entrepreneurs, enabling them to access corporate investor networks and markets at the global level. Aster operates in all the main innovation hubs, with offices in Paris, Cambridge, San Francisco and Tel Aviv, and draws on partner funds in China and Africa.

www.aster.com

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Traverse Venture Partners

Traverse Venture Partners is a purpose-built investment platform exclusively focused on accelerating the transition to more productive, flexible and efficient real estate. Building on the successful strategy and track record of CCM Energy, a pioneer in real estate-focused growth capital investing, Traverse acts as both an investor and deployment partner for companies with a proven solution to improve the economic or environmental performance of buildings and the real estate industry.

www.traversevp.com