Inside Foundant – the Blog

Connecting, Recharging, and Revisiting Our Goals: Foundant Midyear Planning Meetings

We just finished our midyear planning meetings and I wanted to share a few highlights with all the members of our Foundant community. If you remember last year’s recap, our summer meetings tend to be more about professional growth and team building than the more serious business planning that we perform in our annual kickoff meetings each January. The cultural component of the meetings was …     Continue Reading »

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 »

Our Culture of Customer First

Reflecting on the 2013 ASF conference in Albuquerque, NM several similar situations occurred that fill me with immense pride. ASF employees, board members, new prospects, other vendors and even our competitors, separately commented on the relationship we have with our customer base. Our customers have been called “rabid fans”, “cult like” and “your best salespeople.” I think sometimes we take this for granted, when it …     Continue Reading »

Working Hard and Reenergizing at Foundant

Company culture is something we think about constantly at Foundant and we spent a lot of time on this subject during our recently completed mid-year meetings. Coming from a rural, farm and ranch background, it’s taken me awhile to accept the fact that the solution to every problem is not always just to work harder. I now see that things like personal balance and team …     Continue Reading »