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Top Workplaces

2010, 2011, 2012, 20152016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Each year, Cleveland’s The Plain Dealer names the top places to work in Northeast Ohio based on employee nominations and surveys. Foundation Software is proud to stand out in its community for eight of the last 10 years.

NorthCoast 99 Award

2000, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019

ERC’s NorthCoast 99 program recognizes the best-rated workplaces in Northeast Ohio for their ability to attract, retain and motivate top talent. Companies are awarded for demonstration of core values, achievement of goals, employee perks and retention. Foundation Software also holds a Legacy 99 Award after more than ten NorthCoast 99 honors.

Inc. 5000

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

The nationally published Inc. 5000 list designates the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States. Foundation Software’s 2018 award recognizes 74% growth over three years.

NEO Success Award

2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Since 1995, Inside Business magazine’s NEO Success Awards have recognized Northeast Ohio’s top-performing companies in terms of sales, growth and profitability. In 2015, Foundation Software received its tenth award, honoring 37% revenue growth and 63% employee growth over two years.

Weatherhead 100

1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Case Western Reserve’s Weatherhead School of Management identifies Northeast Ohio’s fastest-growing companies. Foundation’s 2018 award marked over 92% growth in revenue.

Crain’s 52

2014, 2015, 2016

The Crain’s Cleveland Business Crain’s 52 (formerly “Fast 50”) recognizes businesses in Northeast Ohio with the most substantial margins of revenue growth over five years. In the program’s first year, Foundation Software secured a solid place on the list with 72% growth and moved up the rankings with 106% and 131% revenue growth in subsequent years.

Best Workplaces in Ohio

2017, 2018, 2019

Ohio Business Magazine‘s annual list identifies the Buckeye State’s most creative and active companies when it comes to making their employees feel valued and fulfilled.


Northeast Ohio Customer Service Awards


Foundation Software and our sister company, Payroll4Construction.com, share a spot among the 20 organizations Smart Business recognizes for a commitment to world-class customer service, both internally and externally.


Healthy Worksite Award


The Healthy Business Council of Ohio recognizes workplaces that demonstrate their commitment to healthy worksite practices. Companies are awarded based on objective criteria like wellness program offerings and incentivizing healthy choices.