That’s the question Mark Larimer, Foundant VP of Marketing and Client Success asked in his blog about this time last year after Foundant was listed as an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Company and an Outside Magazine Best Company to Work For. Both of these lists are impressive for a tech start-up residing in Bozeman, MT – but, in Mark’s own words:
We are undoubtedly proud of both awards. However, we are most satisfied to have won them together, at the same time. The reason? We realize that it may not always be easy for fast-growing companies to continue providing a happy, balanced workplace for their employees.
~Mark Larimer, VP of Marketing and Client Success
After landing on both lists again this year, Mark still felt the same pride and satisfaction, but this year we thought the Foundant team should take a stab at expressing exactly what it means to work for this company.
Weston Paul, Client Success Manager
The culture here is full of people with good intentions. We truly care about our team members and our clients, and we want the best for each of them. Part of what makes this possible is the work ethic contained in each of us. Many of us come from farm and ranch backgrounds, and we know the satisfaction that comes from a hard day’s work. Foundant has done an exceptional job of hiring based on our culture and they have been able to find individuals with these qualities.
Mike Schuld, Lead Software Developer
Sammie Holzwarth, Product Implemenation Engineer
Nick Combs, Quality Assurance Specialist
There are times in life when it is just nice to be able to step out of the office because of an unexpected situation and we are free to do so. There are times when I have an errand to run, and I can just let people know I’m stepping away. I don’t have to try and squeeze it into a lunch break or request time off, I can just go.
Ami Adams, Regional Sales Director
Tiffany Maierle, Director of Marketing
My Nieces – Reina Gallion, Client Success Manager
Darah Moore, Marketing Events Coordinator
If you’ve ever been to a Foundant event, you’ll know we know how to throw a party! For me however, the best part of these events is meeting our clients and hearing their foundation and GLM stories. This is a big part of what makes my job rewarding and fun.
Andy Kessenich, Client Success Manager
Heidi Balus, Foundant Accountant
About the Author
For more than a decade, Foundant Technologies has specialized exclusively in making philanthropy easier and more impactful through intuitive technology solutions. All of our cloud-based solutions focus on grantmaker, grantseeker, scholarship provider and community foundation needs with the goal to make day-to-day tasks streamlined and help maximize the impact of the philanthropic community.