Founder and Board of Director
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In 1988, Fran Craig founded Computer Strategies out of her basement in Northern Virginia. Initially positioned as a professional IT services firm, she morphed Computer Strategies into a software product company providing cloud ERP for professional services and project based firms. Under Fran’s leadership, the company, eventually rebranded as “Unanet”, has grown at an average of 20% per year over the last 10 years.
Today, Unanet has over 1,000 customers across the world and employs over 150 individuals in the Washington DC area. A rarity in today’s market, Unanet is debt free, profitable, and entirely owned by Fran and her employees. She frequently speaks on entrepreneurship, women in business, and project management. After graduating from St. Mary’s College at Notre Dame and working as a computer programmer at AT&T, Fran spent time at Carnegie Mellon expanding opportunities for women in technology.