Biographies

President, PartnerHaitham Salawdeh
Haitham Salawdeh

Haitham Salawdeh, who co-founded Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS) in 1997, currently serves as President for CTS. While his role with CTS is critical, he also continues to serve as a sought after consultant and is actively involved with many client projects.

Haitham has successfully overseen and implemented many major projects for the financial services, investments services, healthcare and leasing industries. While he continues to maintain very deep technical skills in BI, Datawarehousing, Web and Client/Server technologies, Haitham also has functional focus. He sees technology as nothing more than a tool. He gets excited about technology but ultimately he will always ask, "How will this specific technology help solve my business problem?"

Haitham graduated in 1990 from Bonn University, Germany, with a "Vor-diplom" (B.S.) in Math and Theoretical Computer Science. In 1994, he earned a B.S. in Computer Science from UW-Madison, and in 2003 he received his M.S. in Computer Science from UW-Milwaukee. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D.

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Vice President, PartnerIan Fox
Ian Fox

Ian Fox is a Vice President and Partner at Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). In this leadership role, Ian is responsible for participating in corporate strategy development, recruiting and providing mentorship to other CTS consultants.

Ian has extensive experience in software development. His specialty is Microsoft based technologies in the financial services industry with particular focus on CRM applications. Fox's clients have described him as "the icing on the cake" because his technical expertise is top-notch, and his outgoing personality adds fun to all of the teams he works with.

Prior to joining, CTS Ian worked as software engineer at Strong Capital Management and as senior software engineer at SPSS, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration -- Management Information Systems degree from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

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Vice President, PartnerAaron Martin
Aaron Martin

Aaron Martin is a Partner at Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). In this position, he is part of the core team actively managing the day-to-day operations of CTS.  In addition, he continues to participate in project management, software development, providing mentorship and input into the internal recruiting processes.

Aaron has over 13 years of experience in IT. His primary focus at CTS has been on working with the Financial Services industry, however, he comes from a rich background of expertise in a variety of industries. His clients often compliment Aaron on his ability to pick up new tools quickly and the fact that he is in general, a pleasure to work with.

Aaron holds a Bachelor of Business Administration -- Management Information Systems/Finance from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He resides in Germantown with his family.

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Senior ConsultantCory M. Larson
Cory M. Larson

Cory Larson is a Senior Consultant for Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS).  In this position, he is responsible for leading and managing projects, software engineering, working with CTS clients to maintain a connection between IT and business process users, and being a resource and mentor to client team members and CTS employees. 

Cory has over 10 years of technology experience, including serving as a consultant for Financial Services Firms and within Supply Chain Management.  In addition to being a team leader and developing high quality software, Cory has also been able to put his graphic design skills to use internally, and hopes to be able to contribute these skills on client projects in the future.

Personally, Cory enjoys photography, working on cars, being outdoors, and spending time with friends.

Cory holds a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

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Senior ConsultantRichard Kober
Richard Kober

Rick Kober is a Senior Consultant at Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS).  In this position he will be responsible for leading and managing projects and contributes to software development to ensure the client's business goals are met. He also acts as a resource and mentor to client team members and CTS employees.

Prior to joining CTS, Rick worked at Quad/Graphics for almost 10 years as a software engineer and eventually lead on the Finance IT team.  During that time he designed and developed a wide range of finance and accounting systems, and played a key role on a number of company wide initiatives.

 
Rick lives in Pewaukee, and in his free time he enjoys hanging out with friends, cooking, travelling and reading books.  He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management Computer Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater as well as an MBA from Marquette University.  

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ConsultantBrian Kramer
Brian Kramer

Brian Kramer is a Consultant for Corporate Technology Solutions. He works with clients to develop high quality software solutions in order to optimize productivity.

Brian graduated from MSOE, where he earned his Software Engineering degree. Prior to CTS, he worked as a Software Engineer Intern for FIS, and as an IT intern at Plunkett Raysich Architects.

Brian lives in Menomonee Falls. He enjoys reading, gaming, and being outdoors as much as Wisconsin weather allows. 

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ConsultantScott Wendlandt
Scott Wendlandt

Scott Wendlandt is a Consultant for Corporate Technology Solutions. He works with clients to develop high quality software solutions in order to optimize productivity.

Scott graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Software Engineering from MSOE. Prior to CTS, he worked as a Software Engineer Intern for Brass Light Gallery helping develop their website.

 Scott lives in downtown Milwaukee. He thoroughly enjoys coffee, gaming, hanging out with friends, and living the city life.

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ConsultantTrevor Skaife
Trevor Skaife

Trevor Skaife is a Consultant for Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). He works with clients to develop high quality software solutions in order to optimize productivity.

Trevor graduated from UW-Whitewater in 2005 with degrees in Computer Management Systems and Chemistry. Prior to CTS, he worked for The Revere Group, Laughlin Constable and Bradley Corporation.

He currently lives in Cedarburg with his three kids. He enjoys playing with his kids and taking walks to downtown Cedarburg.

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ConsultantAustin Johnson
Austin Johnson

Austin Johnson is a Consultant at Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). He works with clients to develop workable solutions that increase productivity through the use of high quality software solutions.

Prior to joining CTS, Austin worked as a Software Developer and Team Lead at Epic. He graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering.

Austin lives in Bay View. He enjoys cooking, reading, watching movies, and playing board games with friends. 
Business AnalystJessica Wolter
Jessica Wolter

Jessica Wolter is a Business Analyst Consultant at Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). She is responsible for applying business knowledge and understanding of the client’s systems to translate requirements and needs into system specifications and process recommendations. 

Jessica studied Information Technology and Finance at Marquette University. Before joining the CTS team, she worked as a Risk and Internal Audit Consulting Intern for Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. 

Jessica lives in Pewaukee. When Jessica is not in the office she enjoys traveling, working out and attending sporting events.

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ConsultantLucas Rappette
Lucas Rappette

Lucas Rappette is a Consultant for Coporate Technology Solutions (CTS). He works with clients to develop technically sound applications in order to increase productivity in the workplace.

Lucas graduated from University of Wisconsin La Crosse with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Chemistry. His previous experience involves researching how neural networks can be used to predict novel chemical structures for use in the fields of pharmacology, biotechnology, and medicine.

Lucas lives in Milwaukee. He enjoys playing volleyball, working on cars, camping, and spending time with friends.

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ConsultantJonathan Enderle
Jonathan Enderle

Jonathan Enderle is a Consultant for Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). He helps clients solve their problems with practical software solutions.

Jonathan graduated from MSOE with a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Software Engineering, also spending a year abroad at the University of Applied Sciences Lübeck. Before joining CTS Jonathan held software development internships at Master Lock and Plexus Corp.

He lives in downtown Milwaukee. He enjoys reading, finding new music, building computers, and spending time with family and friends.

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ConsultantJacob Beardsley
Jacob Beardsley

Jacob Beardsley Consultant for Corporate Technology Solutions. He works with clients to develop high quality software solutions in order to optimize productivity.

Experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Strong engineering professional skilled in Agile Methodologies, Spring Framework, jQuery, Databases, Java, Kotlin, and dotNet.

Graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a degrees in Economics. 

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ConsultantAndrew Roberts
Andrew Roberts

Andrew Roberts is a Consultant for Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). He works with clients to develop workable solutions that increase productivity through the use of high quality software solutions.

Andrew graduated from MSOE with a degree in Software Engineering. His previous work was in Research and Development for Brady Corporation and Dedicated Computing. Andrew specializes in mobile development and JavaScript.

Andrew lives in Milwaukee. He enjoys cooking new foods, reading, playing classical piano and trying to expand his talents onto other instruments, like guitar.

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ConsultantAugust Zellmer
August Zellmer

August Zellmer works as a Consultant at Corporate Technology Solutions (CTS). He is a naturally creative person, and enjoys designing and implementing robust solutions to serve the customers' needs. 

In 2017, August graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College with a B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in mathematics. Before joining CTS, August worked as a Software Developer at FedEx, where he supported a trailer management system used in shipping facilities throughout the country. Using the skills he's developed, he looks forward to supporting his new customers in his role at CTS.

At home, August likes to spend time outdoors gardening or playing ultimate frisbee with friends. He also enjoys playing video games, and is working on a couple small game development projects of his own. 

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