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Red Foundry Promotes Kerri Klun to Partner

By on February 11, 2021 | Press Release | No Comments
February 10, 2021 – Red Foundry, a leading provider of mobile product design, development, and digital innovation services in the Chicago area, today announced the promotion of Kerri Klun to equity Partner – Client Delivery.

“We are excited to welcome Kerri’s talents to the partnership and look forward to her continued leadership of our client delivery team. Over the last 2 years, Kerri has reimagined our client delivery model, launched numerous mobile and web-app projects, embedded mentoring into our staff development plans, and doubled the size of our internal design and development teams. Under Kerri’s leadership, this investment in our talented team has led to many client success stories”, commented Rich Linden, Red Foundry Managing Partner.

“Developing teams is my passion and I am so grateful for the dedication and enthusiasm of the Red Foundry staff. Our goals are challenging but we have fun and truly enjoy being a part of our clients’ digital transformations. I look forward to continuing to build on our success this past year”, said Kerri Klun, Red Foundry Partner – Client Delivery.

About Red Foundry:
Red Foundry is a mobile application design and development consulting firm. Founded in 2009, and led by seasoned business and technology executives, we help our clients “Mobilize Their Business” by creating award-winning custom native, web-responsive, and cross platform mobile applications. Utilizing our mobile-optimized methodology, we work with established corporations to design and build mobile products that support their digital transformation, and we partner with entrepreneurs and early stage startup ventures to launch their mobile-enabled business.

Red Foundry Partners Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of i.c.stars Sponsorship

By on January 5, 2021 | Press Release | No Comments

January 1, 2021 – Red Foundry, a leading provider of mobile product design, development, and digital innovation services in the Chicago area, today announced the renewal of an annual sponsorship agreement with i.c.stars. For over 21 years, i.c.stars has been developing future IT and community leaders through their innovative and intensive project-based training programs designed to develop the business and technical skills of program participants.

“We are honored to have worked closely with i.c.stars over that last 10 years, and excited to build on that relationship by reaffirming our commitment to i.c.stars and renewing our sponsorship. We are also excited to apply our commitment to IT community engagement through the hiring of i.c.stars graduates. We look forward to contributing to their ongoing national expansion and assisting with the delivery of their mission to talented IT professionals,” commented Rich Linden, Red Foundry Partner. “Red Foundry has been a model partner of ours for years,” said i.c.stars President and Co-Founder Sandee Kastrul. “As an employer of i.c.stars talent, a supporter of our events, a mentor to our interns and residents, a committed Board member and an advisor, Red Foundry is helping us to grow the organization and the impact across the Midwest. We look forward to another year of an impactful partnership.”

The annual agreement provides financial sponsorship and community engagement to i.c.stars Chicago through the funding of events, volunteering on Board and Advisory committees, hiring of i.c.stars program graduates, and the technical mentoring of i.c.stars students.

About Red Foundry:
Red Foundry is a mobile application design and development consulting firm. Founded in 2009, and led by seasoned business and technology executives, we help our clients “Mobilize Their Business” by creating award-winning custom native, web-responsive, and cross platform mobile applications. Utilizing our mobile-optimized methodology, we work with established corporations to design and build mobile products that support their digital transformation, and we partner with entrepreneurs and early stage startup ventures to launch their mobile-enabled business. www.redfoundry.com.

About i.c.stars:
Formed in 1999, Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation (“i.c.stars”) is a national technology workforce training and placement program that prepares young adults for technology careers and community leadership. Using project-based learning and full-immersion teaching, i.c.stars has trained more than 600 individuals and places 90 percent of qualified graduates in jobs. Participants see their annual earnings increase by an average of 300 percent as a result of the program. i.c.stars also works to change employer perceptions and practices around nontraditional talent and has engaged more than 10,000 employers since inception. http://www.icstars.org/.

Red Foundry Recognized as a 2019 Top Chicago Developer

By on April 3, 2019 | Press Release | No Comments

At Red Foundry, we are a mobile and web application design and development consulting firm. Utilizing our mobile-optimized methodology, we create world-class mobile and web applications through a native and hybrid approach on iOS and Android platforms in order to help drive success for entrepreneurs and established corporations. We help companies with a variety of development and design features that can enhance the customer experience, improve business operations and transform business models.  

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clutchLogoWe are very excited to announce that we have been recognized as a Top Mobile App Development Firm in Chicago for 2019.  “On behalf of the Red Foundry team, I’m honored to be included in the 2019 Clutch Leaders in Mobile Application Development.  We value feedback from our clients and strive to deliver an outstanding result and experience with each project. Their positive feedback leading to this award is very much appreciated.” – Rich Linden, Partner, Red Foundry   

  We are also very proud to have been featured in the Top 5 mobile app development companies in Chicago by The Manifest – a business news and how-to website that compiles and analyzes practical business wisdom for innovators, entrepreneurs, and small and mid-market businesses.

We look forward to continued success in 2019 and we would like to thank Clutch for awarding us such an honorable distinction. Our philosophy at Red Foundry is to create beautiful, unique, intuitive, and relevant mobile apps and mobile responsible websites, and that any company (regardless of size) should always leverage their opportunities to benefit from delivering a mobile experience to their stakeholders.  Every day we tackle the tough challenges that businesses face when going mobile, and we love it.

 

Red Foundry Announces Renewal of i.c.stars Sponsorship Agreement

By on January 26, 2019 | Press Release | No Comments

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The annual agreement provides financial sponsorship and community engagement to Chicago and Milwaukee through the funding of events, volunteering on Board and Advisory committees, and the technical mentoring of i.c.stars students.

January 24, 2019 – Red Foundry, a leading provider of mobile product design, development and digital innovation services in the Chicago area, today announced the renewal of a   sponsorship agreement with i.c.stars.  For over 19 years,  i.c.stars has been developing future IT and community leaders through their innovative and intensive project-based training programs designed to develop the business and technical skills of program participants.

“We are honored to have worked closely with i.c.stars over many years, and excited to build on that relationship by reaffirming our commitment to i.c.stars and renewing our sponsorship. We are also excited to apply our commitment to IT community engagement through the hiring of i.c.stars graduates. We look forward to contributing to their ongoing national expansion and assisting with the delivery of their mission to talented IT professionals,” commented Rich Linden, Red Foundry Partner.

About Red Foundry:

Red Foundry is a mobile application design and development consulting firm. Founded in 2009, and led by seasoned business and technology executives, we help our clients “Mobilize Their Business” by creating award-winning native and cross-platform mobile applications for the iOS and Android platforms. Utilizing our mobile optimized methodology, we partner with entrepreneurs and early stage startups to launch their mobile-enabled business, and we work with established corporations to build mobile products that support their digital transformation.  For more information, visit www.redfoundry.com, or call 888.406.1099.

About i.c.stars:

Formed in 1999, Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation (i.c.stars) is a national technology workforce training and placement program that prepares young adults for technology careers and community leadership. Using project-based learning and full-immersion teaching, i.c.stars has trained more than 500 individuals and places 90 percent of qualified graduates in jobs. Participants see their annual earnings increase by an average of 300 percent as a result of the program. In addition to Chicago, i.c.stars has affiliates in Columbus, Ohio, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. More at http://www.icstars.org.  

Red Foundry Named a Top Chicago App Developer

By on February 12, 2018 | Press Release | No Comments

These days, businesses need to be mobile. Startups are founded with the intent of offering mobile-based services and apps that earn their portion of the $60 billion in global app revenue. Even businesses that do not generate revenue from mobile applications experience greater productivity and earning power when they decide to “mobilize their business.” Increasingly, companies that aren’t taking advantage of their own custom mobile apps are falling behind the curve. With 67% of small businesses expected to have built their own app by the end of last year, it’s important to partner with a top app developer capable of helping your business grow and achieve enterprise objectives. Read More

Red Foundry Announces Multi-City i.c.stars Sponsorship Agreement

By on January 29, 2018 | Press Release | No Comments

i.c. stars sponsorshipThe annual agreement provides financial sponsorship and community engagement to Chicago and Milwaukee through the funding of events, volunteering on Board and Advisory committees, and the technical mentoring of i.c.stars students.

January 29, 2018 – Red Foundry, a leading provider of mobile product design, development and digital innovation services in the Chicago area, today announced an innovative multi-city sponsorship agreement with i.c.stars. For over 18 years, i.c.stars has been developing future IT and community leaders through their innovative and intensive project-based training programs designed to develop the business and technical skills of program participants. Read More

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