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  • Writer's pictureJoe Bonomo

Heartland Business Systems rebrands as Corterra Solutions

Updated: Jun 21, 2023

Corporate Rebrand Ushers in New Era Marked by Expanded Leadership Team, New Office Space and Hiring

Corterra Solutions, formerly Heartland Business Systems, today announced it has rebranded with a new corporate name and identity. The change ushers in a new era for the 26-year-old company.

“While stepping away from our legacy name was a difficult choice, we’re excited that our new image strongly reflects the expertise of our people and caliber of services we deliver,” said Ted Lindholm, President of Corterra Solutions. “Our reputation for exceptional technology consulting and client service has guided every step of our rebrand. Corterra ­– which translates to ‘Heartland’ – builds on this legacy by offering an expanded portfolio of cloud and digital services to address our clients’ technology challenges.”

To support its global client base, Corterra is hiring for several open positions, including Solution Architect, Business Systems Analyst and Software Developer. Corterra’s new corporate identity, website and flexible work environment, along with progressive workplace culture initiatives, ­are part of a strategy to become an employer of choice for business technology consulting services. Corterra is conveniently located in new office space at Arboretum Lakes in Lisle just off Interstate 88 at Route 53.

Founded in 1994 by Mike and Lynda Kelch, Corterra strengthened its leadership team with recent hires who bring extensive experience in operations, finance, and analytics to Corterra.

Ted Lindholm, a former US Navy officer, brings significant career successes including leading the digital transformation of numerous global manufacturing organizations and engineering a financial and operational turnaround for an aerospace and defense business.

Sue Pittacora joins as Client Service Executive bringing expertise in finance, analytics and business transformation. She has a broad breadth of experience having led multiple global centers of excellence at McDonald’s Corporation in the areas of analytics, insights and operations measurement. In addition, she is a CPA, and began her career at EY leading financial and IT systems audits.

Shawn McCormick, who also joins as a Client Service Executive, most recently served as strategy and operations leader for a global consulting firm. At Corterra, he leads continuous improvement initiatives that drive cost savings and optimize value from technology and infrastructure investments for clients.


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