We are pleased to spotlight Corterra team member, Will Parker. Will is a Lead Developer for Corterra working with clients, functional consultants, and the development teams to deliver value and solve business problems with technology.
After graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in Information and Decision Sciences, Will started his career with Corterra Solutions in 2016 as a Developer. His initial projects involved optical character recognition for forms processing using the Monarch software, report writing, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM configuration and extension. Will's main project for the last few years has been leading the development and configuration efforts for a client with international operations in over twenty-six different countries.
Through diligence, determination, and excellent communication, Will earned his current position, Lead Developer, managing a team of developers and working directly with clients to gather requirements and solve business problems. He is endorsed by his colleagues for his skills in SQL Server, SSIS, and Microsoft Dynamics 365. Outside of technical skills, Will has an ability to think freely and find creative solutions to difficult problems to deliver value for Corterra’s clients. In addition to his existing skills, Will is actively learning new cloud technologies in Microsoft Azure, the Power Platform, and Dynamics 365 Business Central to continue to drive value for Corterra's clients and address their challenges.
When not supporting clients and his team, Will enjoys playing bass guitar in a band and playing disc golf.
Q: What is your favorite part about working at Corterra Solutions?
Everyday can have a new problem or challenge. This leads to the work always being interesting and never boring. We also have a culture that isn’t hierarchical, so employees ranging from executives to new hires all feel they are part of the same team.
Q: What are three words to describe Corterra Solutions?
Dedicated, Reliable, Fair
Q: How do you like to spend your time when you are not working?
I currently play bass guitar in a cover band and spend time writing original music with my friends. When it’s not cold out, I travel to different disc golf courses on the weekend to play.
Q: What are some interesting things about you that people might not know about you?
I have played clarinet since I was 10 years old.