Press Releases

             

E&I Awards Contract to Bottom Line Concepts

Agreement will help E&I members reduce utility costs May 12, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) and Bottom Line Concepts (BLC) have signed a contract that will help drive cost savings for E&I members on electric and gas expenses. E&I members in higher education and K-12 can now take advantage of BLC’s consultative approach to significantly reduce their spend on utility bills. “In a time when educational institutions are experiencing an enormous strain on their...

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E&I Welcomes New CEO, Presents 2019 Financial Results During Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

Member Awards & Board Election Results Also Announced April 15, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) held its annual Stockholders’ Meeting via virtual conference on April 6, 2020. Year-end financial results for the Cooperative were presented along with E&I’s member awards and winners of this year’s Board of Directors election. The Cooperative also welcomed new CEO Eric Frank. The meeting opened with words from retiring E&I CEO Tom Fitzgerald. Barry Swanson, Board President and Chief...

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E&I Cooperative Services Announces 12th Annual Business Partner Awards

Medline, CDW-G, B&H Photo Video, and Humanscale Honored for Exceptional Contributions April 14, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has named the winners of its 12th annual Business Partner Awards. These awards are presented to contracted E&I suppliers who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication and commitment to E&I’s higher education and K-12 membership community. Nominees were identified by a team of E&I representatives and were evaluated based on several criteria, including contract utilization, member purchases, new...

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E&I Board Names Eric Frank as New Chief Executive Officer

Frank to Drive Strategic Growth for E&I and its Members in Education March 16, 2020 – E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has named Eric Frank as its next Chief Executive Officer following the retirement of Tom Fitzgerald, who led the Cooperative in this role for 22 years. This decision came after the E&I Board of Directors and an appointed Search Committee conducted a thorough evaluation of internal and external candidates with the help of Korn Ferry, an...

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