Daren Nordhagen is one of Foundant's co-founders and original investors. Daren’s high-tech career includes time with Portsmith, RightNow Technologies, and Extended Systems before launching Foundant in 2006. Daren is a Montana native with degrees in Marketing and Economics from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT. His vision to maximize the impact of the philanthropic community has been passed down to everyone who works at and supports Foundant and its clients. Daren is actively involved in charitable causes, including as an active board member of the Bozeman Area Community Foundation and the Montana State University College of Business. Although he was raised on a small-town wheat farm on the Great Plains of eastern Montana, Daren has a passion for the mountains and spends as much time as possible enjoying the many outdoor activities available in the Bozeman area.