Matt Foster

Owner-CRM Specialist

320.309.8405 |

Matt is a certified Salesforce Administrator 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 and about witnessing younger individuals learn that there is a Lord and savior who loves them. His hobbies include snowboarding, working on automobiles, and playing hockey.

Jordan Junkermeier

Development Manager

320.220.7778 |

Jordan is a certified Salesforce developer and 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.

Katherine Harrison

CRM Evangelist

320.774.9596 |

Kat has an optimistic and outgoing personality. She is a professional both in terms of conduct and work ethic. She has a Bachelor’s of Science from North Dakota State University and experience with everything from coding to marketing to sales, and she does it all with a smile. She was the founder and manager of a successful retail business in the St. Cloud area and has experience in the small business and corporate worlds.

Kat is here to help your business find the right CRM solution to maximize efficiency and to provide a great user experience (UX) for your company. Ultimately, she’s here to streamline your processes so you can work smarter, not harder.

Benjamin Paulson

Support Specialist

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.

Russell Laboe


Russell comes from Isanti, Minnesota. He is a student at the St. Cloud Technical College and is studying computer programming. He will be graduating in 2017. He has experience with C++, Java, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Matlab, and Visual Basic.

In high school, he played football and wrestled. He loves spending time with people and organizing social events. One of the things he is most passionate about is reaching people for Christ. Russell enjoys spending his free time watching movies and hanging out with friends.

Brady Anderson


Brady holds an Associate's of Science in Computer Science from Anoka-Ramsey Community College and is currently working towards a Bachelor's of Science from Saint Cloud State University in the same field. His biggest strengths include C++, Java, and C.

Outside of class, he is a member of the Computer Science Club at SCSU, participating in events to sharpen his skills such as attending presentations on new software development technologies, programming competitions, and hackathons.

Joseph Kelzenberg


Joseph is a student at St. Cloud State University in Electrical Engineering and will be graduating in 2018. He lives with his wife in St. Cloud MN. His passion is cars and trying new things. He has experience in upper and lower level code and enjoys spending his time with his wife outdoors.

Nick Fistere


Nick is a student at Saint Cloud State University majoring in Computer Science, his biggest strengths are C++, Java, and C.

Outside of school he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, reading, and working on personal projects.

Ahkil Kolla


Akhil is a certified Platform Developer and Admin, he is also pursuing his Masters in Information Assurance & holds a Bachelor’s of Technology in Information Technology from St Cloud State University. He has experience with C++, Java, HTML, JavaScript, CSS , AWS and Unity 3D.

He is passionate about emerging technologies, loves to watch movies travel & organize social events.

Rick Morris


Richard 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.

Fostering LLC Partners


Fostering LLC Consultant Partner

320.260.6681 |

MYRES CONSULTING, LLC is a management consulting firm dedicated to the success of their clients. Their specialty is partnering with companies and organizations of all sizes who have a desire to grow and improve.

Myres and Fostering have strategically worked together on the Customer Journey Mapping, a way to identify customer journey gaps. A revolutionized Customer Culture is a direct result of Myres Consulting and a well-implemented CRM.

InteleCONNECT, Inc.

Fostering LLC Consultant Partner

320.257.7400 |

InteleCONNECT, Inc. is an independent consultant of all telecom services. They consult, free of charge, with businesses to assist with their telecommunication needs. They provide an unbiased recommendation based on the current and future needs of your organization.

InteleCONNECT and Fostering LLC have partnered together to offer an integrated phone system with your CRM solution. Utilizing InteleCONNECT's telecommunications experience with Fostering's CRM experience, we guide and service you through the entire process.

Tracy Ericksen

Fostering LLC Consultant Partner

612.220.1114 |

Tracy has over 20 years of professional expertise as a sales and customer retention executive across multiple industries. She has always focused on helping organizations make money and build positive, results-driven customer relationships.

She is known for successfully developing strong and lasting relationships with her clients with the goal of helping them use CRM the right way for their business.

John Funk

Fostering LLC Consultant Partner

Critical Solution |

John Funk has over 20 years of experience with FileMaker and other technologies. He founded Critical Solution in 2005, which provides business database solutions for companies of all sizes.

Along with Fostering LLC, John recently played a key role in the development of, an API-driven bridge for data between FileMaker and Salesforce.