“Coworking at the CF places you within a very diverse and valuable pool of skills.”

- Randall Hertzler

President , BigWindow LLC & euroSource LLC

Randall Hertzler

BigWindow LLC & euroSource LLC – President

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Randall received Bachelors’s and Masters’s degrees from the Pennsylvania State University in electrical engineering. He spent 15 years working as an embedded systems designer and utilizing connected systems. He became a stay-at-home dad and started a consulting business, BigWindow LLC, which provides embedded engineering and managed technology services. Randall designs IOT (internet of things) telemetry systems, performs security audits, and teaches classes on Internet security. In 1999 he launched euroSource LLC to retail European toys in an e-commerce environment.

When the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) became law in 2008, excluding European toys in favor of mass-produced toys from the Far East, Randall became active in lobbying for common-sense reforms both on Capitol Hill and at the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission.) He served as Vice President, Board of Directors, of the Handmade Toy Alliance from 2009 through 2015 and has testified before the CPSC and served in an advisory role for Congressional hearings

Join our coworking community!

The Candy Factory is a coworking space established in 2010 and located in the heart of Downtown Lancaster PA. We are a community of professionals who have found a new way to work. Coworking and shared workspaces help promote business growth, creative thinking, shared brilliance and collaboration while offering an affordable office solution for small businesses, freelancers, remote workers, and non-profits. 

Member Highlight – Paul Armstrong

Member Highlight – Paul Armstrong

"It's great to share ideas with people I'd rarely cross paths with, to learn more about so many cool, small businesses, to hear people's personal and professional stories. CF is a cool setting, giving me a bit of connectedness that was missing when just working from...

Member Highlight – Aimee McGrath

Member Highlight – Aimee McGrath

"I've been enjoying the amazing benefits of the Candy Factory since 2015. It has been the best decision professionally I've ever made. Being a remote worker for 3 years, and now an entrepreneur it has been extremely beneficial for me to meet, network, work with, learn...

Krisha Martzall Joins The Candy Factory Team

Krisha Martzall Joins The Candy Factory Team

Krisha started at The Candy Factory right as COVID-19 hit, and we had to shut down  It was madness. Still, she stuck it out and has been helping us behind the scenes since March 19th as our new community facilitator and executive assistant, and we're thrilled to now...

Jelly Bellies NOW OPEN

 We love our little munchkins, but we also understand the struggle all parents feel trying to juggle work and childcare. Sometimes you need a place to get work done, meet with a client, network, or just take a deep breath. That is why we are excited to announce jelly bellies, a supervised play facility located at The Candy Factory. Schedule a tour today!

Welcome Arianna

We’d like to welcome Arianna to The Candy Factory and The Sweet Core team as our Jelly Bellies supervisor and facilitator of fun!

She will be responsible for watching over and organizing fun activities for your kiddos.