Inside Foundant – the Blog

Intern Adventures in the Japanese Business World

Written by Katrina Wilhelm, Foundant Marketing Intern I recently got the opportunity to spend about 4 weeks in Japan interning with a company called Starzen Co. While in Japan I spent a lot of time learning about Japanese business practices as well as learning about the company and the industry they are part of. I was also able to spend some time learning about the Japanese …     Continue Reading »

Meet Sammie Holzwarth – Foundant’s New Product Implementation Engineer!

Sammie Holzwarth has been with Foundant for three years. Starting as an intern, she moved to the Client Success Manager (CSM) role after college. She has loved building relationships with clients, hearing about all of the great things the different foundations are doing, and the changing work from one client to another. After implementing more than 100 clients in Foundant GLM, Sammie is taking her product …     Continue Reading »

Meet Foundant’s Newest Software Developer – Shannon Stubsten

Γεια σας, επιτρέψτε μου να συστηθώ. (Hello, allow me to introduce myself.) No, I really can’t speak or write in Greek, but I was born there, in Athens. When I was about two years old my family moved back to the United States. Apparently at that age I was able to speak more Greek than English but I am sure that quickly changed. Both my …     Continue Reading »

Meet Foundant’s Marketing Intern – Katrina Wilhelm

Growing up in small towns in rural North and South Dakota, and Montana I quickly learned the value of community. Even though I lived in three different states, the general attitude of the people is very warm and welcoming. In small rural towns, community and family foundations are a cornerstone of the area. I always loved going to the different fundraising events that these organizations …     Continue Reading »

Meet Foundant’s Marketing Communications Manager – Kristin Laird

I am originally from Anchorage, where my dad was the Dean of Rural Education for the University of Alaska and my mom was the director of Head Start. My dad wrote hundreds of grants for furthering education programs in the Alaskan “bush,” where many tribes at that time were in very remote locations with no access to public schooling. My parents retired in Whitefish, Montana …     Continue Reading »