Gary Prothero

Gary Prothero

Senior Developer



Qualification Summary

Gary Prothero is a thoroughly experienced IT service provider with over thirty years of technical and management experience in software development. He has built custom software for critical consulting projects and commercial-off-the-shelf software products. Within the past ten years Gary has served as the Technical Lead for large scale software projects delivered to the Federal Aviation Administration and NASA.

CMS Experience and Certifications

  • Umbraco Level 1 and 2 Certified (v4, v5)
  • Sitecore
  • Sitefinity
  • Magento

Professional Experience

  • President and Senior Developer, ProWorks Corporation (1986 to Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Oregon State University (1983 to 1989)
  • Crop Control Superintendent, Amfac Sugar Division (1976 to 1982)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University (1972 to 1975)
  • Mathematics Teacher, Carson City School District (1969 - 1972)


  • MS in Soil Science, Oregon State University, 1975
  • BS in Chemistry, University of Portland, 1968

Patents and Awards

  • 2005 R&D 100 Award for Innovation
  • 2005 R&D 100 Editor's Choice Award for the Product with the Greatest Impact on Safety
  • Information Display System for Atypical Flight Phase (US patent # 7,206,674)
  • Historical Analysis of Aircraft Flight Parameters (US patent # 7,161,501)
  • Energy Index for Aircraft Maneuvers (US patent # 7,075,457)
  • Identification of Atypical Flight Patterns (US patent # 6,937,924)

Relevant Technical Skills

  • Visual Studio .NET
  • SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Access
  • XSLT
  • Stored Procedures, TSQL
  • Database development
  • Data integration and migration
  • Web Services
  • Database security and roles
  • ASP.NET Membership
  • GIS and mapping