All CareerWon team members are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their goals and find both success and happiness in their careers.
"So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality...you can easily fail at what you don't want so you might as well take a chance on what you love." --Jim Carrey
Terri Acker is a Certified Career Management Coach who has a passion for helping Millennial clients discover their "career-calling". She also works with students as part of our CollegeMatch process to help them select colleges that not only offer their targeted college major, but maximizes their college experience - academically, professionally, financially and personally.
In addition to Ms. Acker's experience as a career consultant, her background includes experience as a small business owner, involvement in school/education programs (Coppell, TX ISD) and a sales professional with Johnson & Johnson Company.
Parley E. Acker, M.A., founder of CareerWon and designer of all programs, has over 25 years of experience as a career coach, therapist and human resources executive and has held global leadership roles with companies that include Citigroup and General Electric.
Mr. Acker has designed and managed a variety of programs in the areas of career evaluation and development, mentoring, college graduate recruiting, internships and generational differences in the workplace. This experience has provided him with an insider's view of the day to day work for a multitude of careers, an understanding of which occupations are growing and the ways organizations approach evaluating and hiring prospective employees.
Mr. Acker holds an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from the State University of New York and a B.A. in Psychology from Marist College.