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ABOUT ANCHOR GROUP
Bringing Talent and Experience to NetSuite Development
After several years working in the NetSuite space, Ben Schmitz created a NetSuite consulting firm to fill a gap in the market. There are few organizations that specialize in SuiteCommerce Advanced (SCA) in the United States. When Ben received his certification from NetSuite, he began building the Anchor Group team of NetSuite developers and consultants. The team is made of developers from several different backgrounds that provide innovative solutions to NetSuite development and implementations.
Since the company was founded, it has completed large SCA projects for enterprise level organizations throughout the United States. Anchor Group consists of developers and consultants that collectively hold all available NetSuite certifications.
Ben spent several years implementing NetSuite and SuiteCommerce Advanced before officially forming Anchor Group in early 2018 with the hope of bringing together a team of professional, high-character ERP consultants. Since then, the team has grown to include of some of the best minds and hearts in the NetSuite SuiteCommerce space. Ben is a Certified NetSuite SuiteCommerce Advanced Developer, SuiteCloud Developer, and NetSuite Administrator.
Ben has a Bachelors degree in Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He also serves in the US Army National Guard as an Infantry Officer, leading Soldiers in combat training, disaster relief missions, and preparation for the nation’s next war. Ben is also passionate about Philosophy, the Green Bay Packers, strategy games, and his Catholic Christian faith.
Michael has worked in the technology industry for 8 years and first became acquainted with NetSuite when he was General Manager of a company that transitioned to the software. Since then, he has worked with the NetSuite platform for 3 years. Michael is a Certified NetSuite Administrator and ERP Consultant. He enjoys learning about each business’ unique requirements and developing creative solutions to meet them. He strives to empower clients to realize their full potential with NetSuite.
Michael earned an Associates in Computer Information Technology from the State College of Florida and a Bachelors in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from The King’s College in New York City. During his free time, he enjoys serving in his local church, teaching theology classes, and playing flag football on the weekends.
Prior to getting his start in Netsuite, Eric worked as a Controls Engineer designing custom automation solutions. Since then he has brought his problem solving experience to Netsuite, becoming proficient on the technical side of the system. Eric's expertise includes developing SuiteCommerce Advanced, as well as implementing custom solutions with SuiteScript, Workflows, Custom Records and third party integrations. He also has experience creating Advanced PDFs and building custom web pages. Eric loves the challenges Netsuite brings, and is eager to expand his Netsuite Knowledge. Currently working on his Netsuite certifications, Eric's prior education includes an Associates degree in Automated Manufacturing from Madison College, as well as training from 6 years in the Air Force. Other than spending time with his wife and son, Eric enjoys being outside whether it's golfing, hiking or playing team sports.
Account Manager and NetSuite Developer
Prior to joining the team, Caleb worked as a developer in an ERP system called SAP. He received his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Benedictine College as well as the University of North Dakota. He expects to complete his Master’s in Business Administration from Indiana Institute of Technology in July of 2019. Caleb has worked as a design engineer, production supervisor, and SAP developer prior to pursuing his certificate as a NetSuite developer. His knowledge of manufacturing, supply chain management, and operations helps bring unique expertise to the team. During his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, writing books, and playing rugby.
The summer after John’s freshman year, he was in a car accident that caused traumatic brain injury from which doctors said he would not survive. With a miraculous recovery from a coma, John returned to school the Fall of the following year after needing to relearn how to do everything. Three years later, John graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 3.97 GPA. John
says, “the only reason that God kept me alive was to give His love and His mercy to everyone that I encountered.” Since starting as a NetSuite developer, John has excelled in his scripting and administrative skills.
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