SOFTWARE WITH CONFIDENCE

We’re not in the business as usual business. Clients hire us to drive change that gives them confidence, and that’s exactly what we do.

  • WE’RE NOT CONTENT WITH THE STATUS QUO – NEITHER ARE OUR CLIENTS
  • WE HELP YOU SEE YOUR BUSINESS DIFFERENTLY
  • WE CHALLENGE AND ASK THE TOUGH QUESTIONS
  • WE SOLVE TOUGH PROBLEMS THAT TRANSFORM BUSINESS

We Put Your Business On the Leading Edge

GET TO KNOW US

For nearly two decades, companies from Fortune 500 to startups have turned to Centare to help solve complex business problems. We coach teams to new ways of thinking. We move organizations to new heights of productivity.

Our expertise is rooted in leading edge software development and business agility. Our success stems from our passion for learning and our commitment to continuous improvement. We don’t just do it for ourselves. We do it for our clients.

There’s a good reason Centare has earned a place on the ‘Inc. 5000” list of fastest growing companies for eight consecutive years as well as numerous “Best Places to Work” honors.

Our Mission

Centare is committed to helping companies change how they think, work and grow.
  • SHORTEN TIME TO VALUE
  • REDUCE RISKS OF INEFFICIENCY & WASTE
  • REMOVE BARRIERS THAT HINDER PERFORMANCE
  • FOSTER INNOVATION & COLLABORATION

Our Culture

Centare is a great place to work, grow and have fun. We’re proud to have earned multiple  “Best Places to Work” honors from the Milwaukee Business Journal, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the MMAC and Milwaukee Magazine. Centarians value:

  • COLLABORATION & RESPECT FOR ONE ANOTHER’S TALENTS & ABILITIES
  • CREATIVITY, INNOVATION & THE RIGHT TO CHALLENGE THE STATUS QUO
  • CONTINUAL LEARNING FOR PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
  • GOOD TIMES, GOOD CAUSES & GOOD FRIENDS

MEET OUR TEAM

JACOB SCHERRER
JACOB SCHERRERPresident
Jacob joined Centare in 2006, attracted by the diverse project opportunities the company offered. He started with Centare as a Java consultant and rapidly moved up the leadership ranks. When he’s not quietly accomplishing 50 things at once, Jake dabbles in photography and hits the slopes on his snowboard.
TIM EIRING
TIM EIRINGVP, Operations, Madison
Tim joined Centare in 2003 as a talented Java developer. In 2007, Tim took advantage of an opportunity to get more involved on the operations side when he became Director of Client Solutions. In 2011, Tim saw tremendous opportunity in Madison and became the VP of Operations for the Madison region. Tim is an award-winning BMX racer. After a particularly nasty spill a few years ago, he has applied himself to becoming a competent golfer.
ANDY HALL
ANDY HALLDirector, Consulting
Andy’s enthusiasm for staying on top of trends and best practices in technology has served Centare well since 2006. Andy’s strength in leading integrated teams to greater success in their efforts led to his promotion to Consulting Manager prior to his current role as Director of Milwaukee Consulting. He helped to establish the Center of Excellence, Centare’s internal program to foster consultants’ ongoing learning. Andy also maintains some hands-on consulting at client sites, leading efforts on high visibility client applications.

A self-described tinkerer, Andy is currently working on a remote-controlled lawnmower for his home. With three children involved in the sport, weekends will often find him volunteering at Tae Kwon Do tournaments.

CHRIS HAYES
CHRIS HAYESDirector, Dev Center
Chris joined Centare in 2010 as a Sr. Project Manager. In 2012 when Centare began a focused push to grow their in house software development group, Chris was a clear choice to move from field consulting to a management role in the Development Center. Chris established Communities of Practice across the organization and created foundational groups in multiple areas of practice including UX, QA, and product owning. Chris brings a philosophy of servant leadership to his role as Director of the Development Center and focuses on building relationships based on trust, commitment, and accountability within Centare and their clients. Chris is an avid outdoors and family man. He enjoys fishing and supporting his daughters in volleyball and basketball.

MEET OUR CLIENTS