‘Tis the Season…for Romance

Love was in the air this November as Focus Forward celebrated one wedding and two engagements!

Congratulations go out to Director of Qualitative Services, Rachael Greenly, as she and fiancé Jeremy Lynn tied the knot in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Team Focus Forward was well represented at the festivities, and after a joyous day with family and friends, the happy couple jetted off to Riviera Maya for a relaxing honeymoon. Best wishes for a lifetime of happiness, Rachael & Jeremy!

CEO Kim Harrison, Executive Vice President Jean Taylor, and Senior Project Manager Krystina Brindley were on hand to fete the bride and groom.

Qualitative Project Managers Cheyenne WigleyDallas Stevens and Kat Ramroop, along with Kim Harrison, brought their significant others 
to the reception.

Rachael Lynn and bridesmaid Kat Ramroop
who is next on deck to walk down the aisle next year!

Also preparing to take the plunge: Project Manager Alan Resnick and Accounting Clerk Nick Dittman proposed to the ladies in their lives. Congratulations on taking this exciting step and we wish you a wonderful journey as you plan your lives together.

Friendsgiving at Focus Forward

Our Hearts are full of both
Thanks and Giving

Last week, Focus Forward gathered together for our annual pre-Thanksgiving feast. Everyone looks forward to sharing a smorgasbord of delicious food, and pausing to reflect during this season of thanks. The start of the holiday season also kicks off our annual food drive benefiting Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization. Team members contribute much needed food items, and Focus Forward matches every pound of food we collect with a $2 donation! 

Dallas Stevens, Courtney Desiderio and Krystina Brindley head to the buffet.
Alan Resnick and Cheyenne Wigley compete to see who can fit more carbs on their plate.
Doug Myers jumps on the gravy train.
Abigail Greene and Keanna Brown with full plates and grateful hearts.

Focus Forward Honors Team Members

Focus Forward recognized two Market Research Recruiting team members for their significant milestones in service. Jack Shmukler holds the distinction of 9 years at Focus Forward, while Kathleen Cunningham has reached the 5 year mark. Devoted and capable team members are our greatest asset, and Jack and Kathleen exemplify our commitment to quality and professional integrity. […]

Scaring up some fun!

No tricks…only treats this Halloween at Focus Forward. The team enjoyed a frightfully delightful Philly-style Cheesesteak buffet for lunch. A terror-ific time was had by all!

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Dallas and Keanna help themselves to the spook-tacular buffet.

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Boo from the crew!

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The guys are creepin’ it real.

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Val and Nikita looking fab-boo-lous.

Focus Forward Paints the Town

The Focus Forward Team met at the Painting With A Twist studio to unleash their creative spirits! The evening started with adult beverages and a buffet, then the team put on their aprons and picked up their paintbrushes. Everyone composed their own interpretation of a soothing ocean landscape, with step-by-step guidance from the studio instructor.  Hidden talents were revealed, and everyone took home a masterpiece!

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Doug Smith gets dressed for the mess.

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The painters take their places…Game on!

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Tom Galaznik and Kim Harrison pause to admire their creations.

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Kat Ramroop, Sean Williams, Dallas Stevens and Dave Pataki compare notes while the paint dries.

 

Focus Forward Sponsors Putting Contest

The 17th Annual A.M.C. Charity Classic Golf Event was held September 24th at Talamore at Oak Terrace in Ambler. Benefitting Variety – The Children’s Charity, and    The Center for Creative Works, the event featured rounds of golf, silent auctions, golf contests, raffles, fireworks and BBQ lunch and dinner.

Participants picked up tips from special guest Barb Mucha, 5 time LPGA Tour winner, and showed off their skills in a Putting Contest, sponsored by Focus Forward.

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Focus Forward Recruiting Director, Mark Mundy, accepts a thank you gift of original artwork from Mary Bevlock, student of The Center for Creative Works. CCW is a unique work environment with a goal of developing creative work potential and cultural identity for people with intellectual disabilities.

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Debbie Mundy, owner of event sponsor A.M.C. Plumbing, presents more original art from the Center for Creative Works.

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Paws-itively Passionate About Helping Pets

Focus Forward was a proud sponsor of the 28th Annual “Walk For The Animals” at Frances Slocum State Park. Taking place on Saturday, October 6th, it’s the biggest fundraiser of the year for the SPCA of Luzerne County. The event begins with a blessing of the pets, then dozens of dogs and their human companions hit the trails! Proceeds from the registration fees, raffle baskets and donations benefit the animals at the shelter.

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CRC 2018 – Focus Forward in Orlando

The Focus Forward Team is on the road! We are delighted to be exhibiting at

the 2018 Corporate Researchers Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Stop by booth 316 to chat with Kim Harrison, Kerri Hagan and Rohina Iqbal.

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Lights, Camera…ACTION!

This month Focus Forward welcomed Julia Lehman Photography to help create winning images of our Executive Team. Currently showcased on our website, these professional photos will be used on social media platforms and to enhance our marketing efforts. We think Julia did a great job of capturing everyone’s personality and professionalism!

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Julia Lehman snaps Rohina Iqbal’s dazzling smile.

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Jean Taylor strikes a pose.

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Say “Cheese”,  Dave Pataki!

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 Kerri Hagan makes it look easy.

Focus Forward Celebrates 15 Years!

A few rain clouds didn’t dampen anyone’s spirit as Focus Forward kicked off a year long celebration of our 15th Anniversary. With fun offerings from the Yo Dawg Food Truck, and sweet indulgence with a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Sundae Bar, all enjoyed a good old fashioned indoor picnic!