Press Release

NBOA Welcomes APPI Energy into Exclusive Affinity Partner Program

July 31, 2019

Kathryn Allen, Manager, Marketing Services

Salisbury, MD, July 31, 2019 — NBOA announced its inclusion of consulting firm APPI Energy to provide electricity and natural gas cost management and reduction services for their members as a member of their exclusive Affinity Partners program.  With APPI Energy’s member benefit, NBOA members receive expert recommendations, cost reduction opportunities, and budget certainty through competitive procurement and fixed, all-inclusive energy contracts.

“Every day, APPI Energy reviews the wide range of energy supplier prices across the country, and utilizes that data to lower operating expenses for our clients,” said Walter Moore, President and CEO of APPI Energy. “Recommendations to NBOA members regarding when to buy energy, and which contract length is best, are based on extensive data analytics and over 23 years of transaction experience,” said Moore.

“NBOA strives to develop, deliver, and promote best business practices to advance independent schools,” said Jeff Shields, President & CEO of NBOA. “Our partnership with APPI Energy will benefit our schools and help them to manage and reduce energy expenses, freeing up much needed financial resources to support their school’s mission, educate students, and foster business and operational excellence among independent PK-12 schools,” said Shields.

About APPI Energy

Founded in 1996, APPI Energy provides data-driven procurement solutions to commercial, industrial, and nonprofit customers in every deregulated energy market in the U.S. APPI Energy delivers superior consulting, coordination of energy management strategies, and world-class customer service. The firm reduces and manages electricity and natural gas costs for members of 158 affinity groups.

About NBOA

Founded in 1998, NBOA is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to advancing business excellence in independent schools. NBOA's continued success stems from its active and growing network of members who openly and collaboratively promote best practices and standards of excellence across all business operations within independent schools, including finance, accounting, human resources, information technology, risk management, tax compliance and facilities.