Our company is filled with exciting personalities, with varied backgrounds of professional experience and education. We are scattered acrossed North America with our main offices located in sunny Carefree, AZ and Ormond Beach, FL. Please take a few minutes to read about each of our talented people.
Brian O'Rourke begins designing high-end Kitchens and Baths while attending Arizona State University for Architecture.
Kerry Francis begins working on programming machinery at a cabinet shop in Florida.
Brian and Kerry work together at a software company based in Denver, CO. for the next three years.
Brian receives his CKD from the National Kitchen and Bath Association.
Kerry steps out on his own to create AdvanceWare to develop software for a high-end custom cabinet shop.
Brian relocates to Pennsylvania as Director of Information Technology for a conglomerate of high-end custom cabinet shops.
Kerry is hired by a large ERP software company to design CAD products for other home related products.
Brian founds TheKitchenPond to create business and order management software for Design Studios and Cabinet Shops.
Brian and Kerry join forces to work together to build Order Entry software and begin to layout their vision.
TheKitchenPond lands its first large custom cabinet manufacturer to build out v1 of our Order Entry module.
Peggy O'Rourke joins the busincess to focus on Customer Relations, Support, and Sales.
TheKitchenPond's growth continues with the signing of another group of large cabinet manufacturer and industry supplier accounts.
Our initial Bill of Materials software is released for industry use.
TheKitchenPond is rebranded as AdvanceWare and the team continues to grow.
The release of our long awaited SQL Order Entry product is brought to market in January of 2014.
Additional staff is brought on board to begin development of our suite of Web App modules.
Development on the Design Module begins in earnest with Kerry leading the team.
Our Catalog Development team is assembled to assist our manufacturing customers build out their product catalogs.
Our 2Configure brand of online web app Order Entry and Design software is released.