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About FMT Consultants

Committed to our clients. Enthusiastic about working with each other. For 25 years, FMT has been inspired, driven, and pulled by our vision to be employer of choice as well as partner of choice for companies looking to build business. A strong voice in the midmarket manufacturing industry and an attentive listener in your boardroom, we work hard so you can work well.

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FMT Value Delivery

A differentiated method for providing consulting services, software, hardware, training and support… whether project based or in service of ongoing performance. FMT Works consistently addresses data, processes, tools and their organized delivery.

With FMT Works, each client participates in a consistent, documented, and proven process to bring technology effectively to bear for your business. From evaluating your infrastructure readiness to managed testing processes, formal project management, training and change management, FMT Works with you and your team to identify and deliver value from your technology investment.

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GIVING BACK

From our charitable matching program to sponsorships to employee volunteerism, we engage in a variety of philanthropic endeavors with both local and non-local organizations – and we continue to ask one another for ways to improve.

We seek to empower employees, inspire engagement, and unify the FMT team through a common purpose in serving others. We are working to build more than lasting value for your business; we want to cultivate lasting value for your community as well.

You Know Us Because We've Been There

For companies vested in making, moving, and managing products, today’s technology solutions represent both efficiency and competitive opportunity. At FMT we work with companies who make everything from beer to biopharmaceuticals, from golf clubs to spinal implants to geo-synchronous satellites. Our 25 years of supply-chain activation experience helps our customers compete with confidence. We want to work with you. 
1995, FMT founded to provide Great Plains (GP) consulting and implementation.
2001, FMT became a Microsoft partner, quickly reaching Gold Certified Microsoft Partner status.
2003, FMT initiated additional practices in CRM and SharePoint.
2013, FMT joined NetSuite as a Solution Provider partner delivering licensing and services.
2018, FMT acquired Red Sky Solutions adding 17 years of Salesforce experience. 
Today, FMT delivers ERP, CRM, Integration, BI, IT and Support solutions for Midmarket Manufacturing and Distribution clients throughout the United States.
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FMT Core Values

FMT is a smart, hard-working team dedicated to your success. We encourage each other to think big, do the right thing, and deliver lasting value to every client. No matter where we work, we still work together and love what we do. 

INTEGRITY: Do The Right Thing
COLLABORATION: Work Together
SERVICE EXCELLENCE: Build Lasting Value
INNOVATION: Think Big
PASSION: Love What We Do

Leadership Team

Tom Gildred

Tom Gildred

Founder and
Chairman of the Board

Eric Casazza

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Clayton

Vice President of
Consulting Services

Darren Stordahl

Vice President of
Sales and Marketing
Charles Figueroa

Charles Figueroa

Controller
Eric Brally

Erin Braly

Director of People
and Culture
Tom Gildred

Tom Gildred

Founder and
Chairman of the Board

Tom Gildred, FMT Consultants founder and Chairman of the Board, is a multi-generation San Diegan, visionary entrepreneur, and generous philanthropist. Selected as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, he has gained recognition both nationally and locally for founding and growing two primary ventures: FMT Consultants; and Emerald Textiles which sold in July of 2018.

Tom now serves the regional and national community as a speaker and consultant advising businesses on successful growth, acquisition, and exit strategies. He is passionate about making a difference and supports businesses and nonprofit organizations throughout our region, serving on the Board of Directors of Sharp HealthCare and the San Diego Museum of Art as well as San Diego State University, his alma mater. Tom is also a board member of The Gildred Companies, a commercial real estate firm founded by his grandfather in 1927.

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Eric Casazza

Chief Executive Officer

In his role at FMT Consultants, Eric Casazza sets the strategic direction for the company and helps guide the team to continually develop and grow, and build long term relationships with clients.

Eric has over 25 years of experience in enterprise transformation, information technology, program management and professional services. After graduating with a B.S. in Finance from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, Eric started his consulting career with Andersen Consulting and Deloitte Consulting where he managed large software projects. He then went on to a long tenure with AMN Healthcare, where he held several leadership positions including Sr. Director of Business Systems, and Vice President of Program Management and Integration. Eric is passionate about helping customers and team members solve their business challenges and achieve their growth strategies.

He serves on the boards of Father Joe’s Villages as Chairman, American Surgical Professionals as Director, and International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners, San Diego as Treasurer.

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Paul Clayton

Vice President of Consulting Services

Paul has attained a plethora of knowledge over his 20 plus years of experience in developing business solutions. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from California State University and immediately began working with companies to optimize their procurement, distribution and service-related operations.

Paul’s knowledge and leadership skills enable him to lead FMT’s team of consulting experts in providing world class, multi-platform solutions specializing in ERP, CRM, Integration, Collaboration and Infrastructure Services.

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Darren Stordahl

Vice President of
Sales and Marketing

Darren heads the business strategy for FMT Consultants along with customer, partner and market engagement efforts.

With more than 30 years of experience in B2B technology sales, marketing, research and product management, Darren has worked for a variety of leading technology companies including Waggener Edstrom, Lucent, Avaya, Triniti and ESET. Over the years, Darren has built numerous high-performing teams and developed strategic partnerships with Oracle, SAP, Salesforce and Microsoft.

Today, he leads FMT sales and marketing to connect FMT Consultants and our world-class partners with the very best clients anywhere.

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Eric Casazza

Charles Figueroa

Controller

As FMT's Controller, Charles Figueroa oversees all accounting operations, reporting, cashflow, tax, and internal software systems. Charles has a B.S in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego and has collected over 10 years of broad corporate finance experience. Prior to FMT, he supported Road Runner Sports as they underwent an increase of 60% in retail locations across the nation in just two years. Since then, his philosophy for success has evolved around scalability and optimization.

During his tenure at FMT, Charles has been an integral part of multiple software implementations and upgrades to help optimize internal processes.

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Eric Casazza

Erin Braly

Director of People
and Culture

As the Director of People and Culture, Erin Braly is responsible for employee-related initiatives that ensure FMT Consultants recruits, develops and retains a diverse, friendly and uniquely talented team that exceeds client expectations.

After graduating with a B.S. in Business from California State University Northridge, Erin went on to earn a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University which fostered her passion for people operations and leadership. Erin has over 15 years of experience serving employees in key people operations and leadership roles at rapidly growing companies in San Diego. Partnering with employees to progress their careers, driving engagement and fostering an employee centric culture is paramount to Erin in her role.

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Partnering with FMT

Interested in becoming a partner? Work with us to drive client success.

FMT is committed to delivering the best solutions to our customers. We welcome the opportunity to work with organizations from the NetSuite, Microsoft, and Salesforce ecosystems seeking to develop a mutually beneficial partnership focused on client success, and we take partnering seriously in order to provide best-in-class services and technology to manufacturing and distribution clients and prospects alike. 

Partner program benefits include working with FMT to expand your market footprint; raising brand awareness through co-marketing activities; and the opportunity to sponsor FMT customer and prospect events. Contact us for more information.

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Join the Team

We help each other succeed. We strive to improve. What we do at FMT has a real impact on our customers’ lives, and we’d love for you to join us. Take the first step and view our career opportunities. 

Where do we work? Resources from our diverse, talented, friendly team are located at our headquarters in Carlsbad, CA as well as throughout the world. We know remote work works – and we welcome employees who want to support our clients from a home office or from our contemporary corporate office.

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1808 Aston Avenue, Suite 130
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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