For Big Kids and Daredevils

700 N Hurstbourne Pkwy #120, Louisville, Kentucky 40222, United States

Slingshot Overview

Number of Employees
50 - 99
Minimal Budget
$50,000 & Up
Average Hourly Rate
Year Founded
Slingshot is a software and app development company specializing in taking your vision from idea to launch. Our unique blend of strategy, design, and development allow us to deliver solutions that are impactful, elegant, and built to last.
Whether you're a Fortune 50 company wanting to streamline your process or a small organization needing to create a mobile app, our daredevils would be happy to help. Our goal is to create a lasting relationship so that we can guide you confidently into your future.
700 N Hurstbourne Pkwy #120, Louisville, Kentucky 40222, United States
Other Locations
6339 Charlotte Pike #781, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, United States
8 Cordova St, St. Augustine, Florida 32084, United States

Areas of Expertise

  • IT Services Expertise
  • Mobile App Expertise
IT Services Expertise
IT Services Expertise
  • AWS
Mobile App Expertise
Mobile App Expertise
  • iPhone

Client Types

  • Enterprise / Corporate

Slingshot Portfolio

  • Slingshot - New Roots
    Mobile App Development
    New Roots
  • Slingshot - Churchill Downs
    Mobile App Development
    Churchill Downs
  • Slingshot - Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    Mobile App Development
    Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Slingshot Team Bios

  • CEO
    David Galownia
    David excels at propelling Slingshot towards their goals and oversees the strategic direction of the company. He’s been described as ‘intense, driven, caring, and passionate’ both at work and play. At work, he enjoys watching his team explore, imagine, and reinvent to do the best by their clients.
  • CIO & Chief Product Owner
    Chris Howard
    CIO & Chief Product Owner
    Chris has spent the past 20 years creating innovative technology solutions. He’s built products that generate an average of $25 million annually without breaking a sweat. Chris believes that technology can help drive business, not inhibit it.
  • UX Design Lead
    Rachel Foster
    UX Design Lead
    As UX Lead, Rachel helps guide the design team through strategy, interviews, creation, and testing. Designing software and apps to be both intuitive & beautifully impactful plays into Rachel's strong desire to connect others.
  • Senior Developer & Team Lead
    Doug Compton
    Senior Developer & Team Lead
    Born and raised in Louisville, Doug's interest in technology started at 11 when he began writing computer games. What began as a hobby turned into his career. With broad interests that range anywhere from snorkeling, science, WWII history and real estate, Doug uses his "down time" to create new tech
  • Senior Developer & Xamarin Practice Lead
    Chris Staley
    Senior Developer & Xamarin Practice Lead
    With over two decades of experience, Chris is an expert full-stack developer, although the last few years his focus has been on mobile apps. Chris leads our Xamarin effort, and views himself as a meticulous craftsman. When he leaves the office, he heads home to his family in his blue and white Ford
  • UX Designer
    Cheyenne Nolan
    UX Designer
    If we could give an award for best desk decorations, it would go to Cheyenne. As part of our design team, she’s extremely creative. Cheyenne is a problem solver who is extremely adaptable, and this helps her design software that is fascinating and insightful.
  • Senior Developer & Team Lead
    Mike Hurd
    Senior Developer & Team Lead
    Mike was our first ever employee, and we're happy to say he’s still with us 13 years later. He’s one of the best at understanding our client’s perspective, being able to translate ideas into what needs to be built. As someone who enjoys simplicity, he’s incredibly organized.
  • Senior Developer & AWS Practice Lead
    Steve Anderson
    Senior Developer & AWS Practice Lead
    Steve is one of our AWS certified solutions architects. Whether it's coding, testing, deployment, support, infrastructure, or server set-up, he’s always thinking about the cloud as he builds. Steve is extremely adaptable, and can pick up the project and run with it.
  • Senior Developer
    Nathan Thomas
    Senior Developer
    Understanding what people are trying to say, versus what they are actually saying is one of Nathan’s great strengths and he uses this superpower coupled with technology to create solutions to problems. An early bird, he is usually the first to arrive and works in the dark until Chris arrives.
  • Senior Developer
    Michael Thornberry
    Senior Developer
    When he first applied, Michael completed our initial programming test faster than anyone else. He has over 15 years of experience, and enjoys using test-driven development to ensure his clients get the best product. Michael is the office jockster, having an amazing sense of humor.
  • Senior Developer
    Laura Williams
    Senior Developer
    Laura wasn’t always a developer: she started as an academic researcher in quantitative psychology! After moving to Louisville and looking for a career switch she attended a coding bootcamp as has been a .NET developer ever since. Laura loves making and creating.
  • Office Managers
    Maria Watkins
    Office Managers
    Currently serving as Office Manager for Slingshot, Maria’s focus is to develop policies and procedures to help with the company’s growth and employee development. Her passion for running a business is rooted in her desire to help companies be successful.
  • Marketing Manager
    Savannah Thieneman
    Marketing Manager
    Savannah is our one-woman marketing department. She posts, writes, and creates all things Slingshot. While she may not be making software for you, she does have a minor in Computer Information Systems. We’d call her the opposite of a procrastinator: she can’t rest until all her work is done.

Slingshot Clients

  • MetLife
  • PetFirst
  • Churchill Downs
  • Lurie's Children's Hospital
  • University of Louisville
  • New Roots
  • KLE
  • Zoeller
  • Louisville Government
  • American Press Institute

Slingshot Awards

  • Slingshot - Award 1
  • Slingshot - Award 2
  • Slingshot - Award 3
  • Slingshot - Award 4
  • Slingshot - Award 5
  • Slingshot - Award 6
  • Slingshot - Award 7
  • Slingshot - Award 8
  • Slingshot - Award 9
  • Slingshot - Award 10
  • Slingshot - Award 11
  • Slingshot - Award 12