Anthology Corp. is very happy to announce Lauren Foundos as our Business Development Advisor.
Lauren Foundos is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FORTË since 2015. FORTË streams live and on-demand, cutting-edge fitness classes from well-known boutique studios and gyms worldwide. FORTË builds proprietary hardware and software that is installed into fitness studios, which enables them to seamlessly live stream classes directly to the FORTË marketplace or through their white-label digital platform.
Before launching her own company, Lauren spent a decade working on Wall Street, with the last five years in finance on the trading floor as an Institutional US Government Bond Broker at Whitaker Securities where she helped to dramatically increase UST Short Coupon and Bill desk revenues. Prior to that she worked at Deutsche Bank in Synthetic Equities and Cloudview Capital Management, a global-macro hedge fund, on their trading desk. Lauren graduated from the University of Maryland in 2006, with a BA in communications and concentration in business. She earned ACC Academic Honor Roll, and Intercollegiate Athletic Honor Roll during her time at Maryland. Lauren is a two-time all-American field hockey player, she played in the Junior Olympics, and went on to play Division I at the University of Maryland, the nation’s top ranked program. She plays the piano, violin, has two older brothers, adores her parents, and loves to ski.
Lauren won the NBC/Comcast Innovation Award at the NAMIC National Conference for her FORTË pitch presentation. She also spoke at the Collision Conference, CES, MotionSoft, the Club Industry Show, as well as, appeared on Verizon’s GO90 TV Show.
We’ve had the pleasure of knowing Lauren for several years now and her dedication and tenacity are ever inspiring to our team and Company. We look forward to the future with such a high-caliber team member.
Thanks Lauren for believing in Anthology’s vision!!