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FEBRUARY 2013


WHAT WE’RE

ALL ABOUT 4moms is a special place. We accomplish great things and have a great time doing it. We have resisted putting words to things like our mission and our values and our culture. We’re either innovative or we’re not. We’re either a great place to work or we’re not. Anyone can write platitudes but writing them doesn’t make them true. It’s one of those areas where actions speak louder so words haven’t been our priority. However, as we grow, it’s important that we don’t lose our way. So we’ve tried to put down words that capture what we are, not some theoretical ideal of what we’d like to be. Hopefully these words will be a reminder to our team, instructional to anyone joining us, and informational to anyone wanting to learn more about who we are. With diligent effort these ideals can endure and together we can build a company that we’re all really proud of. Life is too short to do anything less.

Robert Daley & Henry Thorne Co-Founders


HOW WE GOT STARTED In 2005, Rob Daley and Henry Thorne met for lunch. Six hours later, they’d decided to form a company. Rob’s business acumen, Henry’s engineering expertise, and a shared conviction that increasingly inexpensive electronics could add value in static product categories gave them confidence. Not long after, a focus group of four moms gave them insights, ideas, and a name for their company. From that first Digital Spout Cover to the mamaRoo® infant seat to the origami® stroller and more, 4moms’ products are innovative, elegant, and helpful to parents everywhere.


OUR MISSION Develop

DRAMATICALLY BETTER juvenile products and build a

GREAT COMPANY

DRAMATICALLY BETTER products redefine the most important attribute in their category.

GREAT COMPANIES care about more than just financial success.


OUR VALUES INNOVATION

We never let fear of failure limit our creativity, and we’re open to change whenever good ideas present themselves.

PASSION

We’re passionate about what we do and that inspires passion in others.

PEOPLE

We treat people like they are our most important asset, because they are.


WORDS WE LIVE BY

1 EVERYTHING MATTERS. 2 EMBRACE CHANGE AT ALL TIMES. 3 COLLABORATE. 4 MINIMIZE SCOPE. GET IT DONE. THEN IMPROVE. 5 COMMUNICATE. 6 GOOD ENOUGH ISN’T. AWESOME ENOUGH IS. 7 BE HUMBLE. WORK HARD. RESPECT OTHERS.


IN OUR

WORDS 4moms invites every employee to

contribute to this book. The following are their voluntary, unedited responses to the question “What does 4moms mean to you?�


IT’S JUST A BATH OF WONDERFUL IDEAS AROUND HERE. It starts with a clarity in understanding the customer, really, really listening and understanding, then adding a huge dose of open creativity to generate genuinely new things and crafting them so well they can’t be described as anything other than marvelous. Then we throw a bunch of love and hugs into the packaging, website, and other contact and hope everyone outside the company feels the same excitement and passion we do.

Henry Thorne

When I was asked if I wanted to join the 4moms team, I thought, “How can I pass this up? This could be a chance of a lifetime…newer company, career potential, really cool-looking products with awesome technology!” But during my first few days of working here, I quickly realized that it wasn’t only the products or the career potential that made coming to 4moms a great opportunity. The REAL chance of a lifetime is working with the incredibly talented people behind the products: from the engineers and designers who make these amazing products to the creative people who market and sell to our customers. From the people who get the products out to customers, and the people who support the customers when something’s not working right. The software team who innovates our web applications and the IT, accounting and company leadership who help each of us and keep the business moving forward.

WORKING WITH EVERYONE AT 4MOMS IS TRULY THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME. Jacki Szymanski


To me, 4moms means teamwork and collaboration. Everyone here is so friendly and easy to talk to, so the communication is easy and the work gets done.

IT IS A VERY HAPPY PLACE TO WALK INTO EVERY MORNING. I am very blessed to have been hired into such a great company!

Kara Jerome

Being part of a fast-growing and innovative company is exciting, but hands down,

MY FAVORITE PART OF 4MOMS IS THE PEOPLE. The team is talented, humble, hardworking and respectful of each other. We’re really collaborative so there’s no room for ego or attitude. We accomplish great things and have a lot of fun doing it. I’ve made great friends here. As I frequently say, “There’s nothing else I’d rather do and no one else I’d rather do it with.

Robert Daley


What the heck am I doin’ here? I’d never heard of 4moms. I didn’t even want a job! I finished a fantastic 20 years being part of a great company that grew from start up to being acquired for $5B. The value it placed on people, culture, and passion for innovating was very clear. I left my interview thinking,

“I HAVE TO BE PART OF THIS.” Ok, it’s last November, and I meet Rob, Denis, and Mary for lunch. And the 4moms passion comes through as we talk about product innovation, culture, and managing high growth. Wait, I’ve seen this movie…

Dave Yanov

4MOMS IS A BIG AWESOME FAMILY FILLED WITH EXTREMELY TALENTED PEOPLE. I am thrilled to be a part of everything we do, and can’t wait to see where we go next.

Leah Wiegmann


Working at 4moms is a pleasure, I feel extremely lucky and grateful to be surrounded by such a talented group of people.

EVERYDAY HERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE TO BE PART OF SOMETHING AWESOME! Ben Butala

Working at 4moms is an amazing opportunity for me as a designer. It is really rare to find a company that places such a high value on design. I truly believe good design is paramount to success. By looking at the resources this company invests in the design process, it is clear that 4moms believes the same. Also,

IT IS A PLEASURE TO WORK IN THIS ENVIRONMENT. 4moms claims people as one of its core values, and anyone working here can tell you that is true.

RJ Deutsch


I AM ALWAYS AMAZED AT THE SPIRIT OF COOPERATION HERE AT 4MOMS. No matter how large or small a task is, and no matter who is charged with a task, if help is needed, any number of people will come forward to lend a hand. This is just one of many reasons that a small number of people can somehow accomplish so much.

Dave Eperthener

The first thing that comes to mind when I think of 4moms, even before our awe-inspiring products, is the people who work here. My coworkers. Everyone works hard towards a common goal and

THERE IS A REAL SENSE OF CAMARADERIE that I’ve never experienced anywhere before. I am proud to be a part of the team!

Pete Treichler


My favorite thing about working for 4moms is the atmosphere of growth. The collaboration and support of each member of the 4moms family helps to nurture and inspire others.

I GENUINELY LOOK FORWARD TO COMING TO WORK EACH DAY because every day I learn something new, and I grow as a professional and as a person. The company is committed to making its individuals strong, which keeps it growing and thriving as a whole. 4moms is an inspiring place to be, and an awesome place to work!

Julie Block

For me, the most amazing part of working at 4moms is that

IT FEELS MUCH MORE LIKE A PRIVILEGE THAN AN OBLIGATION. When Monday rolls around, my first thought isn't that I have to go to work, but rather that I get to. People around the office aren't bemoaning the fact that they're stuck at work. Instead they're genuinely excited about the opportunity to make things better. And that attitude is infectious: it's really hard to stay frustrated with some little programming problem when my neighbor is singing a song or randomly proclaiming victory over his computer.

Ben Haskell


4moms breathes innovation. We innovate in everything we do. Whether it’s in the design of our products, the technologies we use, or the way we market our products,

WE’RE ALWAYS PUSHING THE LIMITS of what can be done to make the experiences of our customers better.

James Kong

If you had asked me a year ago if I was going to get into the juvenile products area, I would have said no way. After getting to know the company and our philosophies I could not imagine working anywhere else. 4moms is an amazing place to work. I get to work with great people that are creative, intelligent, and hard workers.

WHEN I AM HERE, IT BARELY FEELS LIKE WORK AT ALL. The company moves at an aggressive pace so changes, either improvements or failures, are embraced and reacted to quickly.

Justin Cole


I’ve worked many places throughout my life. Always making sure to find some fun aspect for the job I was doing. After all, let’s face it, most of us have to work and if that’s the case then make sure you are having some fun or what’s the point? Before coming to 4moms I had the pleasure of working with some of the people in the company on a consulting basis and was able to immediately tell that this would be a fun place to work. You are given the freedom to invent, the freedom to succeed, and the freedom to fail. Working daily with intelligent, passionate, and innovative people makes every day exciting and interesting. Of course every day is challenging also but what a rush when things come together and you solve a tough problem or develop a fantastic new way of doing something or even just get to have a great debate with a colleague about what a product should be.

HAVING FUN, THAT’S THE KEY! John Walker

CLEVER, HONORABLE, REASONABLE, AND PASSIONATE. Dan Carper


Many things that you find in the everyday company, you will not find at 4moms. You won't find people complaining, bare minimum, or just going through the motions.

4MOMS IS BUILT FROM A DIFFERENT CLOTH. The people who work here genuinely care about the company, the customers, the products, and each other. 4moms has a strong sense of family values and what truly matters to build a strong company. A lot of different words come to mind when I think about 4moms, but mainly I think about pride, I think about devotion, and I think about excellence.

Alyssa Lamberti

One word that keeps sticking in my mind is: family. From the employees that walk the halls, to our retail partners and distributors, to the people that buy 4moms products,

WE ARE A FAMILY. And we all share a common bond, that we love 4moms and what it represents. I feel blessed to be a part of such an inspiring and talented group of people.

Damon Claus


For me, 4moms isn’t simply a job. It’s an opportunity to surround myself, each and every day, with some of the most passionate, driven, creative individuals I have ever met. More than a company, 4moms is better described as a family, a family of incredibly talented people who support and inspire each other to be the best that they can possibly be. At 4moms, working and having fun go hand in hand. It is unlike anything that I have ever experienced before.

FOR ME, 4MOMS IS ABOUT BEING A PART OF SOMETHING TRULY AWESOME. Carl Rychcik

WHEN I THINK ABOUT 4MOMS, I THINK OF THE WORD BALANCE. 4moms is about working hard, pushing the envelope, and thinking differently, but also about having fun, appreciating one another and valuing the things that are important in life.

May Kim


The first thing that comes to mind when I think of 4moms is passion.

IT IS GREAT TO BE SURROUNDED BY PEOPLE WHO ARE PASSIONATE AND TRULY CARE ABOUT WHAT THEY DO. Josh Pekich

Being a part of the 4moms family means I come to work each day energized and excited to work on amazing products, but most importantly, with such

TALENTED AND DEDICATED PEOPLE. Dana Dettling


I THINK THAT 4MOMS IS WHERE INNOVATION ISN’T JUST A BUZZ WORD. We are really doing things that no one else is doing and solving problems that really need to be solved. The level of engagement from top to bottom is as high as I have ever seen. Everyone’s opinion is valid and heard. I like the chance to learn new things from all of my co-workers, and in turn it’s nice to know that individually I can bring some new thinking to the table.

Sun-Jan Huang

4moms is an extraordinary place to work. The quick exchange of ideas is surprising, refreshing and challenging to the core.

WE ARE ALL IN THE GAME. There are no seats on the sidelines, no options to pass – just a dynamic team made up of amazing people!

Betsy Hardin


I THINK ABOUT MY TWO LITTLE ONES and how much they love the 4moms products that we have. And, all of the memories I have of them using them, bath time in the cleanwater and watching my newborn son relax in the mamaRoo.

Matt McPeake

4moms is about passion. We’re a company that really, really works hard - but we play hard, too.

4MOMS IS ABOUT DOING WHAT YOU LOVE — ABOUT HONEST-TO-GOODNESS CARING ABOUT YOUR WORK. Because if we’re going to spend a good chunk of our time away from our families? It had better be worth it - and 4moms is. But if I had to sum 4moms up in just one word? Energy. The 4moms team radiates energy.

Kate Sundy-Hong


4moms is the best. It’s an easy thing to see, but hard to explain due to the ever-increasing number of examples. As an attempt to reduce what could be a never-ending laundry list of occurrences as to how 4moms consistently breaks the mold of what a company should be.

I’LL JUST SAY THIS...4MOMS, YOU ROCK! Sean Beaudette

In a world filled with “you can’t do that” 4moms goes against the grain by saying “yes we can.”

IT IS TRULY AN INSPIRING PLACE TO WORK! Richard Lane


I FEEL VERY SPOILED DUE TO THE FACT THAT I AM AMONGST PEOPLE WHO ENJOY COMING TO WORK, ENCOURAGE COLLABORATION, AND IN THE END MAKE AMAZING PRODUCTS. Not enough people are able to say that they actually feel appreciated in their work environment, and I am fortunate enough to have the ability to say that.

Tyler Dikeman

4MOMS IS EXTRAORDINARY IN MANY WAYS. The awesome products speak for themselves‌ but it takes a team of creative, talented, passionate people to break into a well-entrenched market the way 4moms has done. And it takes a focus on the customer above all else to create a truly compelling beginning-to-end user experience that people can fall in love with.

Aaron Pavkov


Before coming to 4moms, I worked at several jobs that I did not feel a sense of creativity, respect, collaboration, appreciation, or encouragement. With 4moms, all of these things and more are apparent from the moment you walk in the door!

IT IS AN ABSOLUTE PLEASURE AND SO REFRESHING TO WORK FOR SUCH AN INNOVATIVE AND POSITIVE COMPANY THAT CARES NOT ONLY ABOUT THEIR CUSTOMERS BUT THEIR EMPLOYEES AS WELL! Alisha Atkins

WORKING AT 4MOMS ISN’T WORKING, BUT YET AN EXPERIENCE. Every day I come to work here I am learning something new, and also teaching others. It’s like a well-oiled machine that keeps gaining momentum. I myself am a parent, and the fact that what I get to do on a daily basis is improve both babies and parents lives around the world is very satisfying. You feel like you are making a difference here at 4moms, and you are.

Chad Staller


What I like about 4moms is that we are passionate, fun, and hard-working people. We don’t just settle for good enough, but strive for great work. We are open to new ideas, and we can all trust each other.

IT IS THE PEOPLE HERE THAT MAKE THIS COMPANY GREAT. Andy Smith

THE PEOPLE HERE ARE SO PASSIONATE THAT IT IS EASY TO BE INSPIRED BY ANYONE. As a designer, it blows my mind that I am working on products that are nothing like you have ever seen or used before. This place is overflowing with creativity, passion, and innovation. You have never worked at quite a place like this.

Joseph McCarry


BEING PART OF 4MOMS IS THE VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY TO HELP BUILD A TRULY GREAT COMPANY! Great companies have great products that customers love; as important, 4moms also cares for and respects team members and their families, the community, business partners, and investors. Massive growth of the business through innovation, passion and great people provide excellent opportunities for all.

Denis Meinert

4MOMS IS AN OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PART OF SOMETHING MAGICAL. We don’t work at 4moms so much as contribute to a family of incredibly gifted and caring people. All of the accomplishments and successes here are shared and have a sense of growing our family to new heights. It is truly an awesome and exciting place to be a part of.

Josh Smith


I FEEL LIKE I FOUND THE PROMISED LAND. Catherine Tinsley

Becoming a part of the 4moms team has been an exciting experience where the overall attitude of the company is very positive and extremely comfortable.

IT IS TRULY AN HONOR TO BE INVOLVED IN THE FUTURE OF THIS COMPANY AND IT FEELS GOOD TO KNOW THAT WE ARE LEAVING A LASTING IMPRESSION WITH NEW FAMILIES. Steve Fabian


EXCITING! That is the first thing that comes to mind. Even though I’m brand new to the company, I could tell from the very first time that I walked through the door that this company was different. It is so exciting and inspiring to be surrounded by all of this innovation and the talented people who truly enjoy being around each other.

Christine Burns

It’s hard not to get an infectious feeling of potential when you are working at 4moms. We routinely take leaps that baffle other companies and the industry. The reason we can do that is the faith and trust we have in our people to take those leaps and execute. I’m proud to work at 4moms because of the way the company embraces design. It permeates the company and is obvious to anyone involved that we place a premium on it.

WHEN YOU GET THAT MANY PEOPLE ALIGNED IN ONE DIRECTION, GREAT STUFF HAPPENS! Eli Wiegmann


EACH DAY AT 4MOMS IS AN EXCITING NEW CHALLENGE. I feel truly blessed to be a part of such a positive work environment with so many amazing people (and dogs). Let's face it - how many companies allow you to bring your dog to work every day?

Brooke Breon

What stands out most to me about 4moms is the unusually

STRONG SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND THE GREAT ATTITUDE EVERYONE BRINGS TO WORK EACH DAY. It’s a work environment that’s refreshing and inspiring.

Mark Zalar


AS SOON AS I CONNECTED WITH 4MOMS FOR MY JOB OPPORTUNITY, I INSTANTLY KNEW THIS COMPANY WAS DIFFERENT. Their passion, innovative products, creativity and energetic environment immediately struck a chord with me. From the e-mails I received from new co-workers after I accepted the position, to the “Welcome to the Team” sign I found waiting on my desk on my first day, and so much more in between, I have felt completely welcomed into a team that I consider myself extremely lucky to be a part of.

Nicole Filosemi

TO ME, 4MOMS IS UNDERSTANDING AND INTERESTED IN THE THINGS I FIND EXCITING. Having lived and gone to school in Pittsburgh for the last few years, there are a lot of events and traditions that I’ve become a part of. I figured that I would have to give up or become significantly less involved when I started working full time. 4moms has not only encouraged me to stay involved but also has helped and contributed to these events making them an even larger part of my life.

Ben Matzke


4moms is about delivering high innovation and quality to our customers, not following the pack.

AS A GROUP WE’RE ABOUT DOING EVERYTHING IT TAKES TO MAKE OUR COMPANY GREAT. Fred Hopke

THE BEST PART OF WORKING WITH THE 4MOMS TEAM IS SHARING MY PASSION FOR DESIGNING WITH FABRIC! Jessica Butala


4MOMS IS SYNONYMOUS WITH OPPORTUNITY. I walked through these doors on the day of my interview because of a job opportunity, but working at 4moms is so much more than that. It’s the opportunity to be a part of a highly innovative company where everything matters. The opportunity to communicate and collaborate daily with creative, inspiring people. The opportunity to learn something new everyday in an environment that embraces change and fosters growth. Basically — it’s the opportunity of a lifetime — and I’m ecstatic to be a part of it!

Abby DiBenedetto

When I first started at 4moms it was a culture shock, because I came from a very traditional company. I was worried that the management structure would be a little too laid back, the polar opposite of what I was used to. Fortunately, at 4moms I feel like I have a direct impact on the company with every milestone I reach; I don’t feel like my hard work slips through the cracks, I feel appreciated. Management is open and communicative, so I never feel like they are trying to hide anything (whether good or bad) from the rest of the employees. The atmosphere of the office is one where creativity and innovation is prized over political alliances. My coworkers are fun to be around and are all very smart people who are easy to talk to and rewarding to bounce ideas off of.

THIS CULTURE IS UNIQUE IN MY EXPERIENCE AS A PLACE WHERE WE CAN ALL LET OUR TALENTS SHINE.. Jared Rosenthal


Baby products, at an engineering co-op fair?! I couldn’t believe my eyes. Among all of the companies focused in stereotypical engineering industries such as automobiles, industrial equipment, and heating and cooling systems, I almost would have sworn the 4moms representatives were at the wrong fair. That was until I saw the inside of a mamaRoo®, and was hooked. After talking for all of my available time with the reps, I knew this was a place I wanted to be. The caring, enthusiasm, curiosity, drive, and passion were unmistakable. Since joining 4moms, I’ve become even more convinced that this is a place where people not only do what they love and love what they do, but clearly love working with each other – the seemingly mythical work environment every adult tells us college kids that we need to find. To me, 4moms really is the combination of childhood enthusiasm, awesome solutions to realistic problems, and incredible individuals.

I COULDN’T HAVE ASKED FOR A BETTER COMPANY TO WORK WITH. Ali Schroer

I THOUGHT THERE WERE NO COMPANIES LEFT THAT TREATED THEIR EMPLOYEES WITH KINDNESS AND RESPECT, UNTIL I FOUND 4MOMS. I found myself sitting down to a company paid lunch speaking with one of the founders (Rob Daley) as he asked how my first few weeks had gone. It showed that 4moms is a place that truly appreciates its employees and the passion they have for their work. There is no good deed gone unnoticed and no hard days work done with out a thank you from every angle. It’s a lot of people working for the same great company that appreciate each other and the large amount of effort that goes into to every milestone we make together.

Josh Conley


Being a part of the 4moms family means I come to work each day energized and excited to work on amazing products, but most importantly, with such

TALENTED AND DEDICATED PEOPLE. Karen Kane

Remember those group projects we did in school where the smart kid would do all the work and everyone else kind of sat around and watched? 4moms is the group of all those smart kids. Every day, I’m privileged to work with brilliant thinkers across all disciplines. There’s immediate gratification in every facet of your work. You make meaningful, collaborative progress that yields results you get to see and touch and talk about. There’s an emotional feed attached to everything done at 4moms.

IT’S... JUST... DIFFERENT HERE. Tim Devito


In 2006, when I was on maternity leave from the robotics Ph.D. program at CMU, I got an e-mail about a local startup that wanted to apply robotics technology to baby products. At the time, I thought it sounded like my dream job. Little did I realize just how amazing it would be. Sure, I’ve learned so much getting to work alongside fabulously talented and passionate businessmen, engineers, and designers. And I’m always amazed and humbled to participate in turning our ideas into real products that make a difference in the lives of families around the world.

BUT MOST OF ALL, I LOVE COMING TO WORK EACH DAY TO SOLVE NEW CHALLENGES WITH A TEAM THAT I TRUST AND RESPECT. In case you can’t tell, it’s hard for me to keep my enthusiasm to myself, which is how I recruited our best man and my sister to the team. I had no idea, when I first read that fateful e-mail, how much 4moms would become part of my life and the 4moms team would become part of my family, but I can’t imagine being anywhere else.

Mary Koes

When you were growing up did you ever get to do a school project where the teacher let you pick your own group? You immediately were pumped because you knew you could team up with your

MOST DEPENDABLE FRIENDS, DIVIDE THE WORK UP EQUALLY, WORK PASSIONATELY TOGETHER, AND HAVE A TON OF FUN ALONG THE WAY. That is pretty much what it is going on here on a tad larger scale.

Pat Brady


TO ME, 4MOMS IS A FAMILY THAT I AM TRULY PROUD TO BE A PART OF. Whenever I talk to someone about where I work, I get really excited to share with them a glimpse into what an amazing group of people we have here. All of the products of our labor really show what an incredibly talented group make up the company, and all-the-while, we have a great time doing awesome work!

Danny Iachini

I don’t believe there is a more talented and eclectic group of people, so passionate about their work and having fun, than the team here at 4moms.

THE PASSION OF THE PEOPLE OF 4MOMS IS THE BASIS FOR ITS SUCCESS. Rich Juchniewicz


4moms is a refreshing collaborative of talented people to finally get a chance to work with.

IT’S NOT EVERY DAY YOU GET TO WORK WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE WITH SUCH AN INCREDIBLY HIGH LEVEL OF ENTHUSIASM, MORALE AND PURPOSE. The consistent contributions of innovation from fellow co-workers is spectacular to see implemented in 4moms products...The BEST in the world!

Stephen Novick

THE 4MOMS PASSION IS CONTAGIOUS. Should I stay where I was comfortable-maybe too comfortable or should I take the risk? It started innocently enough with an Origami YouTube video. Then I caught the bug. I lost track of how many times I watched that video. My initial phone conversations with Jacki Szymanski and Fred Hopke tipped me off that this was not your typical place to work. The exuberance in their voices made me need to know just what were they so excited about. Once I met the family – family is a more accurate description than team – the deal was sealed. Wow what an adventure – you see the passion on every face, in everything, every day. Where else can you play with cutting edge robotics technology and make significant impact in the lives of families.…see how contagious it is? :)

Bob Pike


4MOMS IS ABOUT ENGAGEMENT. Everyone who works here is not only engaged with their job responsibilities and tasks, and how that fits into the larger whole of the work we do, but engaged with each other in a highly supportive and caring environment.

Jennifer Himes

When I interviewed for 4moms,

I WAS BLOWN AWAY BY AMAZING PRODUCTS AND A TEAM INVESTED IN DOING THINGS WELL. That first impression segued to an incredibly fulfilling atmosphere of creating great things and I’m excited to be a part of it.

Justin Reese


IT’S A PRIVILEGE AND AN HONOR TO WORK WITH SO MANY EXTREMELY HARDWORKING AND TALENTED PEOPLE. Rhett McPeake

4MOMS IS A PLACE FULL OF OPPORTUNITY. Opportunities to make contributions that shape 4moms products and drive growth while building a company that we’re all proud of. It’s exciting to be part of a company with so much potential, where we have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the categories where we compete and in the lives of the moms and dads who love our products!

Teresa Hammond


THE DEDICATION THE PEOPLE AT 4MOMS HAVE IN THEIR WORK IS A SHARP CONTRAST TO WHAT I HAVE SEEN AT OTHER PLACES I’VE BEEN. The difference was nothing short of magical. My first week, I would meet a new person and walk away with a bucket full of work. All the while, the smile on my face grew and grew. I have never accrued more work (and trust, camaraderie, and support) at any other company like I have here. While I have previously seen co-workers mope and complain with workloads much lighter, everyone at 4moms carries on with a smile and - perhaps the most important part - a sense of purpose.

Patrick Waddingham

4MOMS IS A PLACE WHERE WORK AND FUN CAN COEXIST AND MONDAYS DON’T FEEL LIKE MONDAYS. Everyone here feels like part of the team and like their work is directly tied into the success of the company as a whole (because it is). Hierarchical barriers are nonexistent because everybody is friendly and encourages communication. 4moms is a fun and supportive lifestyle and I only wish everyone could experience it.

Brian Grochal


I really enjoy the culture at 4moms. the positive energy generated by our collaborative work environment truly

FOSTERS A TEAM-CENTRIC ATMOSPHERE. Jesse Lesko

Coming from a completely different industry, I felt 4moms would be the perfect transition. And was I right. In the two weeks I have been here, I know that I made the right decision in moving to private industry.

I FEEL APPRECIATED FOR THE WORK I ACCOMPLISH DURING THE DAY. Everyone at 4moms has an important task to undertake in order to keep this wonderful company growing.

Lesley-Anne Colosmo


I have been an engineer for 39 years. 4moms is the ninth company I have worked for. I have been here about a month. I have never felt more welcome anywhere before. I have never encountered a more enjoyable group of people to work with. There is no pretense here.

THERE ARE NO COMPANY POLITICS. THERE IS JUST HONESTY. HOW REFRESHING! In our company literature we say that we stand for Innovation, Passion, and People. After just a month here, it is obvious to me that these really are the principles that 4moms embraces every day. Awesome is a word that gets used a lot here. It is not an exaggeration or a cliché. It is just the way we do things. In designing products at 4moms, if it isn’t awesome, it’s not good enough. 4moms is awesome!

Lou Conley

WORKING AT 4MOMS IS TRULY BEING A PART OF A TEAM. You are not just a number that punches a ticket every day to get a pay check, here people genuinely care about you and want to see you succeed. There is never a shortage of helping hands or mentoring minds. It is very rare to find a company where the C.E.O, C.T.O, and C.F.O. actively participate with all of their employees and know them by name.

Ed Reith


4moms is the reason that I wake up every morning to immerse myself in an atmosphere of energy, innovation and creativity. It’s hard to find such a large group of selfmotivated people working together as one team with one mission:

TO CREATE DRAMATICALLY BETTER JUVENILE PRODUCTS! Rochak Chadha

RESPECT, FUN, AND GETTING IT DONE. Becky Rumfelt


I am so excited to be part of an exciting, innovative team.

I HAVE NEVER BEEN SO HAPPY TO COME TO WORK. It's exciting to see products that you believe in become developed and watch the company grow.

Laura Wallace

At 4moms, we don't just say we want to make the best products in the world, we actually go out and do it. We maximize awesomeness.

WE TRY NEW THINGS THAT OTHER PEOPLE ARE AFRAID TO TRY. We spend everyday learning and making stuff better. In short, we make awesome stuff, and that feels awesome.

MICHAEL FLYNN


4MOMS IS A GROUP OF GREAT PEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER TO ACHIEVE THE SAME GOAL. Jaye Morrisey

One of the really exciting things about working at 4moms is that there are no silos. By working closely with other disciplines, you are aware that the mechanical challenge you’re tackling is only one piece of the user experience.

WHEN EVERYONE'S INVESTED IN THE SAME VISION, INCREDIBLE THINGS HAPPEN. Eva Humphrey


When I come into 4moms every day

I NEVER FEEL LIKE I’M WORKING, I FEEL LIKE I’M HAVING FUN. I get to create some amazing products with amazing people. There’s never a dull day and it never feels like a chore to come in to the building in the morning. I get up and think ‘Wow I get to go to work today!’ A thought I was afraid I’d never have. 4moms is overall fun, exciting, and an inspiring place to be at and I can’t wait to go to work tomorrow!

Lauren Eicher

I realized what a wonderful company 4moms was during my first interview. The people were passionate, driven, excited about their jobs, and welcoming. I knew I had found something fantastically different and I wanted to be a part of it. Now that I’m here, I realize how lucky I am to work in a collaborative environment with dynamic people.

EVERY DAY I LOOK FORWARD TO WORK AND THE EXTRAORDINARY THINGS WE’RE GOING TO ACCOMPLISH. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for us; I know it’s going to be bright!

Sarah Bizzak


AROUND THE

OFFICE

RED DOT AWARD CELEBRATION


PHOTO SHOOT

SOFTWARE PAIRING


PACKAGING MOCK-UP


DIMSUM LUNCH

CRAFTING


OFFICE

FUN

POPPIN' BOTTLES

ROOT BEER FLOAT DAY


BABY SHOWER

HALLOWEEN

HOLIDAY PARTY

MYSTERY MEAT MONDAY

INTERNATIONAL DAY


TALLEST DUCT TAPE TOWER

ROBO CAMP

Baby Shower

NERF WAR

Harlem Shake HAPPY HOUR


PHOTO SHOOT

WEDDING SHOWER

Photo Shoot

PI DAY

HARLEM SHAKE


HARD ROCK PARTY HONG KONG

FIELD TRIPS

PITTSBURGH MARATHON


PICNIC ABC KIDS TRADESHOW

PITTSBURGH PIRATES GAME FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION

BIG CITY MOMS IN CALIFORNIA BOWLING


WIGLE WHISKEY GREAT WALL DRAGON BOATING CMU ROBOTICS INSTITUTE KIND + JUGEND


PICNIC CONCERT

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SKI TRIP JETTA NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

GERMANY


AUGUST 2008

SEPTEMBER 2010


APRIL 2012

FEBRUARY 2013


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