FSI and GORGES work closely together on many projects. GORGES is a company located in Ithaca, NY with a team of about a dozen engineers. They build scalable software solutions on mobile, web and desktop platforms.
Doug has more than twenty years of experience working in database applications, geographic information systems (GIS), business intelligence, and web development. After ten years working as an urban planner/GIS manager for the city of Ithaca, NY, he started Foster Solutions Inc. in 2000. In that capacity, he has worked with a variety of clients such as JP Morgan Chase, Experian, Mediamark Research and Phoenix International, as well as creating websites and e-commerce sites for government municipalities, authors, designers, healers and stand-up comedians.
Doug has programmed database-driven websites since the mid-1990s, starting with ColdFusion and ASP, and is currently focused on leveraging open source Content Management Systems to maximize value for customers.
Doug is an expert VBA programmer in Office products, and SQL Server T-SQL. He codes in PHP/MySQL, focusing on WordPress and the Genesis platform. When Doug is not masterfully solving many a technological, data or web-driven issue, he enjoys sailing on the Hudson.
He is proficient at audio/video editing, and performing various technical duties ranging from hardware repairs to setting up networks.
When Elliot is not hard at work expanding his ever-increasing technology skill set, he can be found snowboarding, his most favorite sport.
FSI partners with The MarkNet Group to build small and medium sized websites based on the Genesis Framework for WordPress.
The MarkNet group has a team of more than 10 programmers that can build scalable websites, with strong graphic design skills and SEO expertise.
Rosemary is an accomplished writer, ghostwriter, editor, and producer. Her published and produced writing and editorial work has appeared in magazines, anthologies, and websites; and on television, bookshelves, and stages. Genres include: web content, fiction, non-fiction, memoir, promotions, feature articles, children’s books, Italian translation and a whole lot more…
Rosemary created a highly successful career working as an Executive Producer in Television, Video, Radio, and Web advertising. She has produced many international TV and radio ads, videos, and promotions for such clients as American Express, Pfizer, Nickelodeon, AT&T, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Ralph Lauren, Revlon, and Hasboro.
She has written content for a number of FSI websites some of which include: nyboatcharter.com, janrentertainment.com, www.casagiulia.com, and konk.com.
When Rosemary is not immersed in her thesaurus, she enjoys hip-hop dancing and yoga.