TPC Training Acquires eFoodHandlers, Expanding on the Delivery of Compliance-Driven eLearning and Certification Services

Buffalo Grove, IL – December 1, 2020

TPC, a provider of workforce training, performance, and compliance solutions, announced today the acquisition of eFoodHandlers, a provider of accredited food safety training to professionals, restaurants, and schools.

Already an innovative leader and trusted source in the online delivery of compliance solutions, TPC will support and extend eFoodHandlers product offerings, integrate them with FUSION, TPC’s proprietary learning management system, and leverage its expertise to support a fully integrated, compliance-driven solution across multiple industries and geographies.

“Connecting customers to innovative digital education products and services is a prime objective of TPC,” said Derek Dunaway, CEO at TPC. “This acquisition adds to our existing base of online and virtual certification programs and will further our goal of offering a comprehensive eLearning portal to many markets.”

eFoodHandlers’ interactive, video-based online courses provide trusted food safety content, customized to meet state-specific requirements. The training programs provide mandatory certification and recertification for Food Handlers, Food Managers, and Alcohol Servers nationwide.

“From certification to continuing education to recertification services, we strive to be a lifelong learning partner to the professionals who ensure the safety and health of our communities,” said Kim Brophy, General Manager of Professional Education at TPC. “eFoodHandlers reinforces our commitment to help professionals reach their career goals through education, training, and certification.”

TPC continues to accelerate its focus on investing in innovative technologies that streamline the delivery of education and training to its customer base. This is the Company’s fourth acquisition over the last two years.

About TPC

TPC is a provider of workforce training, performance, and compliance solutions. Featuring the industry’s deepest library of technical and safety training content, as well as software solutions to manage workforce operations, TPC helps companies maximize the full potential of their workforce, dramatically improve productivity, reduce downtime, and keep teams safe. For more information, please visit

About eFoodHandlers

eFoodHandlers is a national, ANSI-accredited food safety training provider dedicated to delivering the highest quality eLearning experience to food workers, managers, and alcohol servers. For more information, please visit For more information, please visit

About Frontenac

Frontenac is a Chicago-based private equity firm. The firm focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with established operating leaders, through an executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, which seeks to identify, acquire, and build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence. Over the last 50 years, Frontenac has built a leading franchise working with over 275 owners of mid-sized businesses as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement, and growth planning. For more information, please visit

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