Inside Foundant – the Blog

Are You Experienced?

Jimi Hendrix and I were both in Monterey in 1967 (unfortunately I missed the show) and I thought I’d borrow the title of his debut record album for my debut blog posting to the Foundant Community. Granted, my interest in “experience” probably differs a bit from that of Mr. Hendrix. In my new role as VP of Customer Experience, my focus is on understanding and improving all …     Continue Reading »

Chicago, Chicago! Foundant User Group Meeting

  Daren and I spent three busy days in Chicago last week.  We had great attendance for the first Chicago area Foundant GLM user group meeting, August 4th at Donors Forum: Aaron Spevacek, Strategic Philanthropy Cynthia Shirk, Shirk Family Foundation Diana Spencer, The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Gloria Dillard, American Osteopathic Association Mike Doyle, University YMCA Jacqui Lara, The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Many …     Continue Reading »

Gearing Up for the 2nd Half of 2011

Every six months we take the time to step back from our day-to-day jobs to reflect on our results and plan for the future.  We just completed our latest mid-year planning session, and I wanted to share some of the results with all of our clients since you’re such an important part of our team. As we look back on the past 6 months we …     Continue Reading »

Sandhill Crane Family Pics

A few nights ago I took these pics of the sandhill crane family that have taken up residence in the wetland field behind our house. These very large birds (3 -4 feet high and up to a 5 foot wing span) mate for life and provide many evenings of entertainment this time of year. In the spring, we watched as the pair performed their fabulous …     Continue Reading »

Summer in Bozeman

The summer in Bozeman is short so we try and get out as much as possible. While my husband was under the weather over the weekend the boys and I headed for the “M” trail which is about a three minute drive from the Foundant office. The M represents, Montana State University. Here is a picture of my boys, Casey (10) and Riley (7). As well …     Continue Reading »