We are a service-disabled veteran-owned small business that is fast becoming a national hub for Salesforce consultants and Veterans entering the workplace. We service new and existing Salesforce clients. Our team offers Salesforce customization, application development and marketing expertise.

Cloud Co-Op is helping Salesforce customers reduce implementation and development costs, establish governance controls, increase user adoption and develop growth strategies.

As a united group, the businesses that are a part of Cloud Co-Op have the resources to compete for your business.

To support fellow veterans, after they complete Salesforce Certification training we place them into our VETS2CLOUD apprenticeship program. During the first year Veterans are mentored and taught the values of becoming Salesforce Consultants with real world business experiences performing our CloudStart Implementations for the ESB and SMB clients and supporting our CloudStart Concierge service handling custom requests. During this time they are challenged to obtain advanced certification while working towards a Sr. Consultant position in years 2 and 3. enabling them to cover more business needs from our clients.

Our Salesforce Leadership and Advisory Team brings years of proven success within the Salesforce ecosystem and corporate establishments.

David Franklin, Founder and CEO


Serving eight honorable years in the U.S. Navy as a Technical Communicator for Surface and Sub-Surface vessels, David earned two Navy Achievement Medals and was nominated for Shore Sailor of the Year in 1996.
He attended Moody Bible Institute where he studied Biblical Studies.

David is a seasoned Salesforce.com leader with specialized focus on Governance, Adoption, Implementation/Growth Strategies and Business Coaching. David has lead two successful Salesforce Consulting firms (SI & ISV), designed two patent-pending applications, holds multiple certifications (1st 500), founder of four Salesforce User Groups and members of the Salesforce AppExchange Customer Advisory Board.  Linkedin  | Twitter

Salesforce Advisory Team

James H. Powell, MD, CPI,  Advisory Board Consultant

Strategic Medical Associates, Cornell University Medical College

Dr. James H. Powell received the Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Virginia Union University and the Doctor of Medicine Degree from Cornell University Medical College where he also trained in clinical pharmacology. For twenty-four years he served as Senior Medical Director, Global Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics at Procter & Gamble, Inc., managing pharmaceutical development activities from preclinical through Phase I-IV clinical trials. He also managed the development of non-prescription products and assumed leadership roles in FDA Advisory Committee defense of marketed products.

Reuben Swartz, Advisory Board

Founder, Mimiran, Princeton University

Reuben has a track record of helping companies from startups to Global 100 firms improve sales results. Mimiran software helps companies turn more web visitors into leads, more leads into conversations, and more conversations into signed proposals. Learn more about how you can grow your business with MimiranLinkedin  |  Twitter

Salesforce Advisory Team

Heather Mason, Advisory Board

InsightSquared, Northeastern University

Heather brings more than a decade of channel management and sales experience. She has proven expertise in developing strategic partnerships and creating channel programs that drive revenue and create additional market penetration. Heather is also Co-Founder of VAR Excellent.

InsightSquared allows small and mid size businesses the ability to manage their Sales and Marketing teams through the same data driven, analytic approach as enterprise businesses but at lower cost and a much faster time to value. Learn more about InsightSquared today.  Linkedin  |  Twitter