A Note from the ENTOUCH CEO: Knowing your How, What, and Why

A platform
for profitability.

Founded in Dallas, Texas, in 2008, ENTOUCH is the leader in energy management as a service and smart building technology.

We create a path to a healthier planet by delivering sustainable solutions that reduce energy usage, drive profitably, and simplify facility management for multisite operators. Our turnkey solution digitally transforms and optimizes operations for multisite businesses.  

We are the only provider that owns our entire technology stack and can take over heterogeneous systems and manage them from a single cloud solution. We lead the industry in speed and deployment quality, 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:
checkmark-filled
Fit for purpose hardware suite for mid-market, multisite operators
checkmark-filled
Smart thermostat – Secure CPU with more than 100,000 devices
checkmark-filled
Specific hardware for HVAC, lighting, refrigeration, water, and gas
checkmark-filled
One & Done installations with mobile installation & commissioning app

Leading brands use ENTOUCH
to drive profitability.

CASE STUDY

CEC Entertainment, Inc. 
Saves $1M Annually with ENTOUCH
Download
about ENTOUCH.one
NATIONAL
HEALTH CLUB

CASE STUDY

Saving the Planet and Improving Profits,
One Gym at a Time
Download
about ENTOUCH.gateway

Upcoming Events

RFMA Annual Giving Day

September 23, 2023 | Frederick, MD |...
Read article

ConnexFM 2024 National Conference

April 7 – 10, 2024 | Nashville...
Read article

RFMA 2024 Annual Conference

March 17-18, 2024 | Washington, DC |...
Read article

Latest Press Releases & News

ENTOUCH Among Inc. Magazine's 2024 Best Workplaces Award

"The ENTOUCH culture fosters an engaging, supportive...
Read article

ENTOUCH Announces Fexa Integration

Bringing together the leading energy management and...
Read article

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 honors, Jon cut his teeth on product marketing for NCR. After leading several groups at RaceTrac Petroleum, he joined Radiant Systems and led their petroleum industry group and European businesses. Capitalizing on his success at Radiant and his expertise in developing technology enabled business services, Jon joined Trax Retail Solutions and, subsequently, Westec Intelligent Surveillance. He played critical roles in building, scaling and, ultimately, facilitating the successful sale of both businesses. Jon joined ENTOUCH in 2013 with a vision to transform the company and the industry. He is proud to be playing a role in ENTOUCH’s quest to save the planet one building at a time. Jon’s hobbies include cycling, sailing, and logging countless miles in his van with his wife, Sam, and their chocolate lab, Rapinoe, exploring our state and national parks.

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 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, focusing on assurance/audit services and positions in finance ranging from start-ups to companies with revenue in excess of $400 million. Holding an active CPA license, 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. Frank is responsible for innovation projects at ENTOUCH related to new technologies, AI and Machine Learning, as well as cybersecurity. Frank is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds a BSE degree in Computer and Information Systems. His Interests include history, reading, outdoor activities, and surfing. He enjoys spending time with his family and his dogs.

John Bailey

Senior Vice President, Operations
With more than two decades of operations experience, John provides customer operations guidance and oversight for our North American clients. Having demonstrated the successful build-up and management of operations teams for multiple emerging companies, John brought his coordination and communication skills to ENTOUCH in 2013, focusing his expertise on delivering on-time and on-budget deployments for consistent customer success. After attending the University of Texas in Austin, John relocated to North Texas, where he happily shares his time with his wife and two daughters. He is an avid reader, TTRPG enthusiast, and soccer fan (FC Dallas!)

James Walton

Co-Founder and Vice President, Product Strategy
As a Co-Founder of ENTOUCH, James has an entrepreneurial spirit paired with his experience as a multi-national sales and partner development leader. With several patents already, James is constantly on the lookout for ways to make facilities perform better and describes his work as “creative product solutions with a practical approach.” James has an Executive MBA from SMU’s Cox School of Business and enjoys educating others in smart building technology and energy management solutions. His hobbies include playing soccer, golf and spending time with his family.

Jordan Statt

Vice President, Channel Development
Jordan is a seasoned channel leader with experience developing and managing valuable partnerships for SaaS companies. Over the past 10 years, he has worked successfully in the startup and Fortune 500 spaces, driving exceptional outcomes through channel distribution. Jordan holds an MBA from Chapman University and is passionate about leading and developing people. He currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with his wife, son, and daughter, where he enjoys coaching his son’s soccer team, golfing, running, and all types of board sports.

Jeff Pawlak

Vice President, National Accounts
Jeff is an experienced Sales Executive with over 20 years in the field. He is a seasoned professional who understands Renewable Energy, Smart Building, and Energy Management. He has helped some of the world’s most recognizable brands successfully deploy scaled Energy Conservation Measures, impacting facilities globally. Jeff is highly regarded as an asset to customers who require sound advice to invest in the best possible solutions for their organization confidently. Jeff’s commitment to energy management extends beyond his professional work. He designed his home with many energy management technologies. In his leisure time, Jeff and his wife enjoy outdoor activities, extreme sports like rock climbing, and spending time with their beloved Shih-Poo dog. Jeff’s expertise, accomplishments, and dedication testify to his professionalism and passion.

Trey Hernandez

Vice President, Customer Success
With a history of success in driving customer’s logistic and revenue goals, Trey provides valuable insight using ENTOUCH.360 to make data-driven decisions with our customers. As a tenured leader in the SaaS sector, project management, and non-profit environments, Trey’s unique perspective aligns with ENTOUCH’s mission of creating a path to a healthier planet through sustainability solutions. The Customer Success team partners with customers through the realization of their EMS goals and ultimately driving profitability. Trey earned his undergraduate degree in Business Management and a graduate degree in Economic and Entrepreneurial Development. Outside of the office, he appreciates spending time in the great outdoors with his wife and son, traveling, reading, and cooking.

Melissa Parsons

Vice President, Marketing
Melissa is an experienced, innovative marketing and communications professional with a passion for finding solutions that not only benefit people in her community but also the planet. Her career includes leading the marketing and communications department at ENTOUCH, where she creates and implements successful digital and traditional campaigns. With an eye on high-tech marketing, Melissa creates meaningful connections through her work. She holds a Bachelor of Communications from Stephen F. Austin State University and is always looking for ways to further her education. Outside of work, Melissa enjoys relaxing with her husband, daughters, and friends, as well as exploring new places during her travels and volunteering for various causes close to her heart.

Simone Samms

Vice President, Product Management
Simone is a tenured Product Leader leveraging 20+ years of experience in Marketing, data research and analysis, and strategic account management to bring enterprise-level solutions to market. She brings a passion for the voice of the customer to Product Management and is driven to solve complex customer challenges with user-centric solutions that allow organizations to achieve their business objectives. Simone currently lives in the Mountain Bike Capital of the world, Bentonville, Arkansas, where she spends her free time exploring the trails with her husband.

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.

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 honors, Jon cut his teeth on product marketing for NCR. After leading several groups at RaceTrac Petroleum, he joined Radiant Systems and led their petroleum industry group and European businesses. Capitalizing on his success at Radiant and his expertise in developing technology enabled business services, Jon joined Trax Retail Solutions and, subsequently, Westec Intelligent Surveillance. He played critical roles in building, scaling and, ultimately, facilitating the successful sale of both businesses. Jon joined ENTOUCH in 2013 with a vision to transform the company and the industry. He is proud to be playing a role in ENTOUCH’s quest to save the planet one building at a time. Jon’s hobbies include cycling, sailing, and logging countless miles in his van with his wife, Sam, and their chocolate lab, Rapinoe, exploring our state and national parks.

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.

Maureen Ehrenberg

Maureen is an internationally recognized expert on real estate business transformation and forward-thinking facility and workplace operating models. With more than 25 years of experience, her team provides strategic advisory and real estate services to investors and corporations worldwide. Before cofounding Blue Skyre, she was Global Head of Real Estate Operations and Strategic Services for WeWork and has held global executive roles with JLL, CBRE, and Grubb & Ellis Company. As a highly sought-after keynote speaker and advisor, Maureen is a recognized industry thought leader and has received several prestigious clients and industry awards for leadership, innovation, and service excellence.

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).

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

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 Trailblazer team partners with leaders to build great companies with a focused business model and crisp execution.

EGIS CAPITAL PARTNERS

EGIS Capital Partners is the leading private equity firm in the 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.
VIew Investor
about ENTOUCH.one

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.
VIew Investor
about ENTOUCH.one

ASTER

Aster is a venture capital company that manages multiple funds with major corporations and institutional players. A specialist in digital transformation and new industrial models, Aster funds growing companies in mobility, energy, and industries. 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.
VIew Investor
about ENTOUCH.one

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 buildings’ economic or environmental performance in the real estate industry.

Finding Your Community at ENTOUCH

AT ENTOUCH, our vision and our purpose is clear – improving our planet and improving your profits, one building at a time. We have built a culture that promotes an inclusive future for all of our team members. At ENTOUCH, we don’t want you to blend in, we want you to stand out. At ENTOUCH, your uniqueness is the point. Are you ready to live your career and be part of our digital transformation?
We crafted our core values to ensure we could always find our ‘True North’. Our Core Values are a reflection of who we are and who we aspire to be.

Benefits and perks to love

We work hard, we try to play harder and, well, we reward hard, too. We understand that being on our team must be more than just a job and more than just a paycheck, so we developed benefits that reflect our community with surprising extras we think you’ll love.

FINANCIAL

Your Financial Health – At ENTOUCH you will earn competitive salary. Every team member has the opportunity to contribute to their retirement savings through a 401(k) and contributors receive a generous matching contribution. Additionally, through our benefits partner, ENTOUCH provides retirement planning tools, ID theft prevention and recovery, financial planning and coaching, legal advice and mediation, will creation, power of attorney, and tax preparation guidance.

WORK LIFE BALANCE

Our careers should complement our lives, not dominate our lives. At ENTOUCH we embrace both a hybrid and remote work environment. Virtually every role within ENTOUCH is hybrid or remote. In addition to 15 days of PTO, each employee enjoys 11 recognized company holidays and 2 additional floating holidays to be used at their discretion.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Your Physical Health – ENTOUCH provides a menu of comprehensive health insurance plans, including medical, dental, and vision insurance. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Account programs. Each employee tailors their coverage to meet their and their family’s needs. ENTOUCH provides a generous contribution to each employee’s health insurance cost and provides long term disability and life insurance for each employee.

ENTOUCH’s health plans are built to be flexible to fit your needs. We offer 24/7 telemedicine options, wellness programs, weight management, nutrition counseling, tobacco cessation, and condition management.

PERKS

Your Social Health – Through our benefits partner, ENTOUCH provides educational resources on caregiving, relationships, parenting, community, virtual volunteering, charitable giving, and disaster relief.

Personal Development
One of ENTOUCH’s core values is supporting team members through personal development and continued education on an individual basis. Without knowledge, there can be no growth.

CHARITABLE

Your Giving Health – At ENTOUCH we understand that team members have passions to give in their community that extend beyond our business and beyond our company vision. It is our goal to support and enable these efforts. From this, ENTOUCH.kind was created. Each year, team members are encouraged to submit their ideas, detailing their passions and the funding requirements for their charitable endeavor. If a team member’s idea is selected, ENTOUCH will financially match the team member’s contributions or their time invested.

If you have a passion for creating a healthier plant and our core values resonate with you, then why not put your talents to work at ENTOUCH?
We deliver innovative capabilities and collaborate to solve our customers’ business needs. We’re improving our planet and improving their profits, one building at a time. If you want to join us on this journey, let us hear from you today.
Contact Us

No matter where you are in your career,
ENTOUCH has a career opportunity waiting for you!

Follow us.

Contact us, join our community and start your own journey driving profitability and saving the planet.