ScaleCo Management LLC Acquires TPI Efficiency

October 31, 2022

ScaleCo Management LLC is pleased to announce its investment in, and partnership with, Total Procurement Intelligence (“TPI Efficiency”). This is ScaleCo’s 22nd platform investment and third investment from ScaleCo’s committed Fund IV.

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, TPI Efficiency was founded in 2009 by Mr. Roger Zona. Zona has developed TPI Efficiency into a robust operating platform focused on providing expert energy procurement services and cost-reduction strategies for their clients’ energy spending (natural gas, electric, etc.) and LED lighting installations nationwide. TPI Efficiency has a significant Ohio presence, recently announcing multi-year partnerships with the Cleveland Browns and Columbus Crew.

The partnership with TPI Efficiency aligns with ScaleCo’s thesis of investing in technology-enabled and scalable business service companies drivable from Cleveland, Ohio. ScaleCo Founder and Managing Partner, Brendan Anderson commented, “We are thrilled to begin a partnership with TPI Efficiency. We look forward to working with Roger and his team to drive further expansion of the business. ScaleCo is excited to continue expanding the community by investing in business leaders and transformable companies with our committed capital fund.”

Cleveland native Roger Zona, Founder & CEO of TPI Efficiency, explains, “Having the opportunity to partner with a Cleveland based investment firm is the ideal scenario for me and my team.  Brendan and ScaleCo are a perfect cultural fit with TPI and I am looking forward to huge successes day one.”

For more information, visit Crain’s Cleveland Business to learn more.

About TPI Efficiency 

TPI Efficiency is an Ohio leader in energy brokerage and utility consulting. Headquartered in Cleveland, they are a licensed energy broker, serving businesses in every deregulated natural gas and electricity market. Founded in 2009, TPI recently celebrated 13 years in business, servicing over 3,800 commercial, industrial, educational, government, and nonprofit organizations across the country.

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About ScaleCo

ScaleCo is a microcap private equity firm that acquires controlling interests in small, high gross margin companies and infuses capital, operational expertise and strategic guidance in order to scale their growth potential. For over 25 years, ScaleCo has managed four committed funds and invested more than $165M in 22+ platform companies. ScaleCo is currently investing out of its committed capital fund (ScaleCo Fund IV). To learn more, visit

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