We make software that makes work more meaningful


Connected & Empowered

We see a world where employees and employers are empowered to work together to create beautiful busi- nesses, where everyone is benefitting, connected and empowered, and operating from the principle that no one wins until everyone wins.

What Our Users Are Saying

Tom Koltunovich
“It’s made communication in our organization so much better.”
Marsha Graham
“Small Software offers a lot of features… there’s just so much there.”
Doug Caplan
“The best thing about Small Software is that it’s user friendly for our managers and crew.”
Alyssa Doane
“Being able to address any issue they may have right away has definitely been helping us with turnover.”


Small Software is an Employee Relationship Management App.

We serve companies by elevating employee engagement while simplifying operations with software that people love.


How we approach our customers, our people, and
our work makes a differences in our product

We are commited to being
courageous, collaborative,
and open-minded

We prioritize simple
over complex

We strive to build open and
honest relationships

We strive to stay
humble & curious

We lean into efficiency
and innovation

We embrace difference

We create fun

We believe in serving others
with passion and integrity

We are accountable

Our Executive Team

Chris Hawker

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Hawker is an inventor, entrepreneur and life coach. He has over 20 years of experience leading creative teams in developing innovative consumer products, through his company, Trident Design, LLC. Having brought dozens of products to market, he is an expert in innovation and creativity.

Maria L. Maebius

Chief Legal Officer

Maria L. Maebius is as an intellectual property attorney with over 25 years of experience. Her legal career included working in two prominent law firms in the Washington D.C. area, working as in-house counsel in two small start up companies, and currently as an Advisor at Linden Lake Venture Capital. Maria received her law degree from George Washington University Law School and her bachelor of science degree from The Ohio State University.

Tanner Clayton

Chief Technology Officer

Tanner Clayton has led, founded, and partnered in multiple technology companies. His software agency created more than 100 apps for well-known companies such as DreamWorks Animations, Nickelodeon, and Jim Henson Co. He sees design and user experience as fundamental to software.
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Small Software

We use technology to make work relationships personal.