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791 Purchasing Cooperative
Contact: Jeff Shokrian at 832-752-5978
791 Purchasing Cooperative is a leading national purchasing cooperative, we are here to help public sector agencies successfully complete the compliant & competitive purchasing process.
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A. Bargas & Associates, LLC
Contact: A. "Chico" Bargas at 800-344-2821
Educational, Church & Office Furniture
Site Sponsor

Association Insurance Management (AIM)
Contact: Elgin Allen at 800-876-4044
Property, General Liability, Auto, Workers' Comp, Employee Benefits

A+ Food Service, LLC
Contact:  Gene Sheets at 806-946-8481:
Food Service

Belfor Property Restoration
Contact: Tammy Kleine at 254-405-4833:
Disaster Recovery & Property Restoration
Corporate Testimonial

Ephesus Sports Lighting
Contact: Gail McNulty at 515-322-9292 or
LED Sports Lighting

Featured Testimonial:
Banquete is pleased beyond measure with our new lighting! Moving from our old metal halide fixtures to LED fixtures was a great choice - cost-effective, less complaints from surrounding home owners about light spill, and a brighter field per conversations with our coaches and fans alike. What Ephesus LED allows us to do with the different effects to highlight the coin toss, our band at halftime and our football team’s entry onto the field – WOW! The dynamic scenes are one of a kind!”

- Dr. Max Thompson, Superintendent, Banquete ISD”

Gabbart Communications
Contact: Teddy Gabbart at 877-810-6894:
Frankie Hill at 877-810-6894:
Gabbart Communications provides websites to hundreds of school districts across the nation. Our K12 Content Management System (CMS) makes website management easy.

Gallagher Construction Services
Contact: Steve Risser at 512-618-0999:
From planning to design to warranty, Gallagher is with you every step. They serve a growing clientèle including independent school districts,municipalities, higher education districts and other government agencies.

Contact: Rodney Madsen at 806-441-9829 or Mike Motheral at 806-893-5880
A new and innovative germ killing and prevention technology from Infection Controls.

Germinator Mobile Sanitizing
Contacts: Gary Laramore at 806-576-6373 or
Curtis Rhodes at 979-559-1498
Scientifically proven effective against viruses, bacteria, germs, odors and harmful allergens. 
Mobile sanitizing that is ideal for schools including disinfection, shield and powerful marketing.

TIPS and TEXBUY-awarded vendor and TACS Diamond Level Partner Germinator Moblie Sanitation is ready to help you reopen this August. Germinator’s business pillars include the reduction of the transfer of illness in any environment and the reduction of fear among stakeholders. Call Gary or Curtis at the numbers above to set up a brief Zoom or live demo – well worth your time!

Gexa Energy
Contact: Marcus Johnson at or 682-325-5153
Gexa Energy give you great rates, great service and more- for less. Make the switch and start saving today.

Government Capital Corporation
Contact: Drew Whitington at or 817-421-5400
Government Capital Corporation (GCC) is a market leader providing equipment financing solutions to Texas School Districts. With the experience gained from over 8,000 transactions exceeding $4 Billion in finance volume, GCC has earned the trust of public officials and equipment suppliers serving the public sector nationwide. The scope of theirTexas offerings include:

  • Comprehensive Review of the Equipment Financing Options Available
  • Lease Purchase Solutions
  • Public Property Finance Act Transactions
  • Time Warrants
  • Maintenance Notes
  • Escrow Account Structuring
  • Assistance With 1097BTC IRS filings

Gravely Attorneys and Counselors
Contact: Marc Gravely at 
Christopher Olivares at
Gravely Attorneys & Counselors represent property owners exclusively in matters related to construction defects, property damage and insurance recovery.

Guardian Security Solutions, LC
Contact: Ray Dunn at 806-794-7767
Guardian Security Solutions, LC provides security for school campuses.

Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP
Contact: Kevin Chester at 903-872-3096 
Collection & Legal Services Property Tax Sales

Live Oak Public Finance
Contact: Christian Merritt at
The core practice of our business is advising our clients in capital projects and debt management strategies.  Within these areas, we provide guidance for the following:
  *   General Obligation Bonds
  *   Refunding Bonds
  *   Certificates of Obligation
  *   Revenue Bonds
  *   Maintenance & Operation Notes
  *   Tax Anticipation Notes
  *   Time Warrants
  *   And more…

Parsons Roofing
Contact: Nikki Johnston at 254-881-1733:
Specializes in the installation of the Duro-Last Roof System.

Pearson Legal, P.C.
Contact: Michelle Cruff at 
Contingency fee law firm representing school districts across Texas on construction defect and insurance recovery.

Performance Services
Contact: Jonathan Blackwell at   
Richard Gibbens at
Ira Nicodemus at
Larry Jones at
Our business is constructing and delivering high performing buildings.

Proximity Learning, Inc.
Contact: Jason Roppolo at or (214)-886-9092
or James Taliaferro at or (806) 239-8670
Virtual K-12 provider educating more than 60,000 students in more than 50 ISDs in Texas

Public Financial Management
Contact: Dennis Waley at or (512)-614-5323
PFM is a team of dedicated asset managers and financial professionals, helping our clients plan for their future.

Responsive Services International, Inc.
Contact: Chris Allen at (800) 658-2086, ext. 120: 
IT firm specializing in complete network services, including all network hardware, data cabling, and fiber optic, as well as VoIP telephone systems, wireless solutions, security surveillance and door access control solutions and more.

Contact: Wade Crosswhite at (870) 941-4660 or
Delivering the most comprehensive roofing, roof asset management solutions, and paving services to the public sector. 

Sheridan ISD Testimonial

Sara Leon & Associates, LLC
Contact: Sara Leon at 512-637-4244: 
Education, Public, and Public Finance Law firm with 27 years of experience serving public education entities.

Scholastic Network
Contact: John Thomas at 806-239-6578:
We have created an easy to use, effective, centrally managed content delivery system for in-school messaging, providing an innovative and engaging way to connect with students on topics beneficial to their education and future.
Jayton-Girard ISD Testimonial Blog

School Specialty
Contact: Rosann Cochran at 469-507-9583:
Your Education Partner, from assistance with funding, to best-in class products and services

Shooter Detection Systems
Contact: Eric Shaklee at 978-625-2142 or
Performance-certified indoor gunshot detection systems, designed to work with leading security technologies, installed and supported by a trusted network of systems integrators to deliver the highest performing life safety solutions availible to our customers.

TCG Advisors
A Subsidiary of TCG Group Holdings, LLP
Contact: Chris Jamail at 512-600-5260
Contact: Mason Moses at 512-600-5260

Texas Tech University K-12 (TTU K-12)
Contact: Justin Louder at 806-834-2004
Texas Tech University K-12 (TTU K-12) provides a comprehensive Kindergarten through 12th grade education.

Contact: Joey Johnson at 972-406-6060 or
Innovative commercial and residential heating and air conditioning systems and building managment systems and controls.

Featured Testimonial:
“Our new science lab building sits next to our gym, an old airplane hangar moved on-site in 1949.  While building the science building, Trane helped us plan ahead for our next project, which is to refurbish the hangar gym. We installed a large transformer that not only supplies enough electricity to the science lab building, but will also take care of all future needs of the gym.  Looking ahead allowed us to take some actions now that will reduce our costs when we are able to move forward with the gym improvements, enabling us to provide our students with a more comfortable environment years down the road.  It has been a professional honor to have worked with Trane.”

-Dr. Graham Sweeney, Boles Independent School District Superintendent

U.S. Employee Benefits Services Group
A Division of U.S. Retirement Partners, Inc.
Contact: Gene Tyler at 817-685-9888 ext. 101 or
Contact: Keith Noel at 972-772-0900 or
Employee benefits design, enrollment & administration, including Section 125, 403(b) TPA & FICA Alternative Plans

Underwood Law Firm, P.C.
Contact: Colby Nichols at 512-828-3083:

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C.
Contact:  Steven Goodall at
Providing reliable and effective representation to school districts, co-ops, other governmental entities and general insurance litigants since 1983.

 For information on Corporate Partnership call TACS at 512-440-8227 or email Barry Haenisch or Crystal Dockery.

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Texas Association of Community Schools
1011 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste. 204
Austin, Texas 78701-1924
Phone: (512) 440-8227
Fax: (512) 442-6705

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