About Us

Mission: to unite a community of businesses and job seekers who value and preserve the freedom to work.


RedBalloon was founded in 2021 as the solution to the ever-growing problem of government overreach and “cancel culture” invading the American workplace.  RedBalloon connects like-minded businesses and Americans who seek the freedom to work without the fear of discrimination against personal beliefs, infringement on constitutional rights, or invasion of medical privacy.  We pioneered RedBalloon to honor and celebrate the American liberties that make this country great.  We strive to empower employers to preserve these liberties for their workforce, and to place talented Americans into careers that will value their freedom and prioritize their success.



Andrew Crapuchettes is the visionary behind RedBalloon. Mr. Crapuchettes has worked in the high-tech industry for over twenty years. He began his career in Silicon Valley, building business process automation and selling 3D modeling software. In 2001, Mr. Crapuchettes became a founding member and later CEO of Emsi, which he transformed from a little-known consulting company of three employees to an international economic data firm with over 250 employees worldwide.

Mr. Crapuchettes not only pioneered the operational tenets that rocketed Emsi to success (Bless the Customer, Bless the Employee, Bless the Shareholder), but led the company through four successful transitions to two private equity firms, a strategic buyer, and a national non-profit, with each transition producing significant returns for the investors.

Mr. Crapuchettes has also contributed his talents to numerous other companies, some of which have led to additional strategic and MBO exits. He has taught graduate-level classes on 3D modeling and software architecture, and has served on the board of multiple non-profit organizations. He and his wife live in Idaho with their five children.


Meet the Team

Laura Baxter

Labor Lawyer

Katie Bouma

Operations Manager

Steve Bremer


Jonathan Crapuchettes

Chief Technology Officer

Lex Hawthorne

Customer Service Representative

Gabe Jensen


Isaac Lopez

Head of Public Relations

Jacob Rush

Head of Customer Service

Kristina Twitty

Public Relations Specialist

Aaron Youngren

Head of Product

Madelyn Youngren

Customer Service Representative