Marlowe Greenberg

Company: Foothold Technology
Founded: 2000

What inspired you to start your company?

A strong but general desire to leave the world a better place but not consign myself to relative poverty doing it.

What is your company mission?

To give our customers “the Freedom to Focus on your Mission”.

What has been your proudest moment as a Founder?

Our first family day where I got to see all of the employee lives that our work supports and touches.

What has been your most challenging moment as a Founder?

Losing a large statewide contract for inscrutable and seemingly unimportant reasons. It caused us to take a step back and re-focus on our core competencies.

Favorite quote:

“This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.


I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no “brief candle” for me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”

— George Bernard Shaw