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About Ten Forward

Ten Forward is a custom software and mobile app development company based in Madison, Wisconsin.

Origin story

Founded by Brian Samson in 2012, Ten Forward Consulting crafts custom software for a wide range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to local businesses to startups nationwide.

We focus on good architecture, maintainability, quality, and timeliness, and work to create environments where success is inevitable for our employees, clients, and communities.

Our culture

Our culture is built on eight core principles: trust, positivity, teamwork, excellence, diversity, flexibility, education and balance. "Forward" is Wisconsin's motto, and it's the direction we're always trying to move as a company.

Mission & Vision | Community Partners

Leadership

Brian Samson
President

Brett Samson
VP Engineering

Hilary Stohs-Krause
Crew + Culture Champion, Software Developer

Fred Turkington
Director Of Operations

Crew

Charielle McMullan
Software Developer

Kate Powers
Support Specialist

Kyla Harper
Full Stack Developer

In Memoriam: Julie Wickland
Office Manager

Past Interns & Apprentices

Ten Forward believes strongly in growth and training. We've had a long-running internship program for people just getting started in tech, and in 2018 launched an apprenticeship program for folks who are ready to go all-in on becoming developers.

If you're interested in either program, let us know!

Elayne Juten
2019

Nicole Cummings
2019

Victoria Guerrero
2018

Kate Powers
2018

Charielle McMullan
2017

Jenn Gurske
2016

Kevin Fahy
2015

Hilary Stohs-Krause
2015

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Volunteer and Community Partners

Ten Forward is an active member of the Madison, WI community. We partner with organizations in a variety of ways, including providing volunteer hours, technical support and/or financial sponsorship.

Interested in partnering with us? Fill out this form and we'll be in touch!