Brian FletcherPresident, CEO, & Co-Founder
Brian has been directly involved with FootPrints Home Care since its inception in early 2005. One of the five original founders, Brian's initial contribution was his work as Chief Financial Officer, before adding the role of President and CEO in 2012.
Brian studied political science at the University of California at Berkeley and began his career in Oakland, California, working for technology solutions consultancy Capture Technologies. In 2003, he moved to Albuquerque after receiving an opportunity with the RockWest Technology Group. Two years later, through mutual friends at church, Brian met his future business parners and traded technology for homecare.
His significant involvement with FootPrints has contributed to its growth to become the largest independent private duty home care company in Albuquerque, as well as numerous top work place awards, the prestigious 2008 Pinon Recognition New Mexico Quality Award, and recently, the very high honor of being Albuquerque Business First's top 40 under 40 performer in 2014.
Brian is hopelessly in love with and married to Kat, a former 4th grade and current homeschool teacher, and father to Benito, Jackson, Samuel, and their newest blessing, baby Penelope.
Read about Brian's vision for FootPrints Home Care here: Serving the Underserved
Walt BensonExecutive Vice President, COO, Co-Founder, and Treasurer of the Board
Walt, FootPrints co-founder, helped launch the company through his time, knowledge, and resources and currently serves as Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.
Walt holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and History from the University of New Mexico, a Master's Degree in History from Western Michigan University, and an MBA from the University of New Mexico.
Walt's professional career began as a consultant working for an international change management consulting firm. From there, he worked in a variety of leadership positions at different financial institutions. While working in this capacity, Walt met his current business partners and brought his unique perspective to help launch FootPrints Home Care. Over the years, he has served in a variety of roles on the Board of Directors. Walt currently serves on the FootPrints Board of Directors as Treasurer and leads the company's quality initiatives.
Walt is married to Amy and has four children: Orion, Soren, Alana, and Marek. He loves hanging out with them and also enjoys reading, backpacking, weight training, and investing.
Misty FosterExecutive Administrator
“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.” – Augustine
As the Executive Administrator, Misty handles a wide functions related to personnel and office management. Part of her mission is to "leave the people and places I come into contact with better than when I found them" as she believes "it's the impact we make on people that matters."
A married mother of two, Misty describes herself as a "total foodie" and an avid runner who lives by the motto "run so you can eat!"