Matt Foster

Owner – Chief Architect & Solution Designer

320.309.8405 | matt@fosteringllc.com

Matt is a certified Salesforce Administrator, Data Architecture and Management Designer and Sales Cloud Consultant. In over twelve years in the areas of sales and marketing, Matt has witnessed a variety of ways to engage customers. Salesforce CRM has been the most efficient, most impressive, and most well-liked among the organizations he has been involved with.

Matt resides in Clear Lake, Minnesota with his loving wife Abby and their four boys: Tate, Brady, Griffin and Macrae. He is passionate about helping organizations reach their full potential. He also helps young individuals learn that there is a Lord and Savior who loves them. His hobbies include snowboarding, working on automobiles, and playing hockey.

Shane Jelks

COO & Key Account Manager

248.705.6975 | shane@fosteringllc.com

Shane has over 25 years of professional expertise as a marketing and advertising executive. She has helped clients make money by developing strategic sales building plans using fact based insights. She has also been an inspirational team leader and mentor. She has been successful at building lasting relationships with her clients and team members by being collaborative and earning their trust.

Shane lives on a 16 acre hobby farm in Becker, MN with her husband and best friend Glen. They have two daughters, Shannon and Tara. They love to spend time together as a family tending to their animals and garden, camping and serving at church and in the community.

Casey Porkkonen

Senior Support Specialist

320.444.5550 | casey@fosteringllc.com

Casey is a certified Salesforce Administrator and graduate of St. Cloud State University where he studied Marketing and Psychology.  Before joining the team at Fostering, he spent 15 years in sales and business development where he learned the importance of a CRM solution to a company’s success.

Casey lives on a 35 acre hobby farm near Santiago, MN where he gardens and raises a variety of animals.  As an avid outdoors-man he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time in the back country.

Benjamin Paulson

Support Specialist

ben@fosteringllc.com

Ben is a certified Salesforce Administrator and has degrees in Applied Mathematics and Information Systems. With work experience in Salesforce and business intelligence, he hopes to further broaden his skills through supporting Fostering’s clients on a day-to-day basis.

He enjoys reading, singing, and playing word games. He’s been a lifelong native of Minnesota and loves it.

Jordan Junkermeier

Lead  Developer – Tier 3 

320.220.7778 | jordan@fosteringllc.com

Jordan is a certified Salesforce Platform Developer and Administrator. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from St. Cloud State University.

Technical experience includes Salesforce API integrations, Visualforce, and Apex, as well as web, desktop, and console applications in C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript (including jQuery and AJAX), PHP, and ASP.NET.

Jordan enjoys building apps, shooting guns and helping out on his parents’ family farm.

Zach Lehmkuhl

Developer – Tier 2

zach@fosteringllc.com

Zach is a Certified Salesforce Administrator. He studied Chemistry at St. Cloud State University.

Before coming to Fostering, Zach was at Capital One for 7 years. His tenure included hardware, networking, MySQL databases, and software development. During the latter part of his tenure at Capital One, he worked as a full-stack developer, helping to digitize business processes. His coding experience includes Apex, JavaScript, PHP, Python, R, and various front-end web frameworks. He also has an AWS – Solutions Architect certification.

In his free time, Zach enjoys rock and mountain climbing in the summer, ice climbing in the winter, Judo, playing video games, and traveling to new places.

Rick Morris

Developer – Tier 2

rick@fosteringllc.com

Rick is a recent graduate of Anoka Technical College with an Associate’s of Information Technology. Emphasis on Software and Mobile Development, he has knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Java, C#, and Swift. New to the area he enjoys walking around town, meeting new people and working on personal projects for mobile devices.