Central Purchasing Office - Diocese of Cleveland

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Dedicated to Saving Time & Money for Non-Profit Institutions

Ice Melting Supplies

CPO has spreaders, and a variety of ice melting supplies. Make sure you are ready for winter !

LakePoint Energy

CPO has partnered with LakePoint Energy, bringing our customers substantial savings with this exciting Energy Procurement & Management Program

Republic Services

Learn more about CPO's ALL-INCLUSIVE contract pricing; producing SAVINGS up to 80% for our customers!

Digital Integrated Systems

Learn more about CPO's program to handle all your computer hardware repairs & software installations!

Fundraising Gift Card Program

The Gift Card Program allows participants to purchase everyday items AND support your organization!

Staples Program

CPO customers receive FREE delivery with only a $35.00 purchase!


Plus receive DISCOUNTED pricing on the entire Staples catalog with CPO...

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Jim Teresi

Executive Director

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Jim has over 40 years of Purchasing/Management experience and has a keen sense of the budgetary constraints facing nonprofit organizations on a daily basis. This unique understanding and empathy drives him to be an especially tough negotiator to the benefit of the institutions that utilize CPO services.

Jim left the private sector to join CPO in 1986, was promoted to Asst. Director in 1994, and was officially named Executive Director in 1999. He has continued to work on behalf of all our parishes, schools, and agencies through numerous negotiations with local, regional, and national vendors as well as maintaining a hands-on approach with many of the services we offer.

Jim’s commitment and strong belief in a “Centralized Purchasing System” where volume dictates price is the lynchpin that keeps CPO financially healthy and an effective resource to CPO’s vast customer base. Jim is aware that CPO cannot absolutely guarantee the very best price on every product or service every time (though our percentage is excellent), but what CPO can guarantee is “Superior Customer Service” along with a competitive price and that “Value Added” feature is what sets CPO apart from our competition.


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