Claris Platinum Partner Developers & Consultants

We’re more than developers. We use FileMaker to simplify business processes, making your business more profitable.

About The Scarpetta Group

Experience has taught us that businesses need a lot from their custom software systems. We’re expert problem solvers. We develop solutions that help businesses streamline their processes, automate manual tasks, and connect with a variety of databases and other software systems. All while making the user experience efficient and simple, saving staff members time so they buy in and actually use the software the way they need to.

Over 20 Years of Experience in Innovation

The Scarpetta Group has over 25 years of experience helping companies and organizations innovate using FileMaker to make their operations more profitable. We work with clients in a variety of industries, including insurance, training, creative, government, education, and healthcare. We’ve also created an award-winning FileMaker-based CRM that’s being widely used and customized as the foundation of many CRM and CRM/ERP combination systems.

We’re a Claris Platinum Partner. This special recognition is awarded by Claris for achievements in development, innovation, design, advocacy, training, and maintaining certification. What this means for you is that you’ll be partnering with a team of developers who know how to use Claris FileMaker to create beautifully-designed applications that are easy to use, with the functionality you need.

Our Team

Joe Scarpetta
Joe ScarpettaCEO / Owner | Certified FileMaker Developer
Joe is the architect of the systems that The Scarpetta Group develops. He started working with FileMaker over 25 years ago, helping businesses streamline their companies’ processes and creating applications to make them run more effectively.

James Scarpetta
James ScarpettaSenior Certified FileMaker Developer
James’ focus is designing beautiful FileMaker layouts. He has strong skills with integrations to accounting systems and translating business requirements to a successful user experience. When not building applications you can find him behind his camera.

Beth Murillo
Beth MurilloOperations Manager & Certified FileMaker Developer
After 15 years of being a problem solver in education management, Beth found and fell in love with FileMaker just before the pandemic. She approached this new tool and career path with the finesse of a steam roller and went from citizen developer to software developer in less than three years. She is the Cultivating Tech Talent Lead for WITfm, a member of the Diversitable Leadership Team, and lives in the Chicagoland area with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs.
Susan Fennema
Susan FennemaChaos Eradicator
Susan Fennema is the Chaos Eradicating Officer (CEO) of Beyond the Chaos, a consultancy helping small business owners to simplify their operations and manage their projects so they can grow their businesses and get their lives back. With 30+ years of operations/project management experience in professional service industries, Susan is on a mission to improve American society exponentially. When not making multi-course dinners, she enjoys Texas A&M football games and Blackhawks hockey. She lives and works from her home in McKinney, Texas, with her husband, dog, and cat.
Alcides Braga
Alcides BragaSoftware Developer
Alcides, with a background as a physicist and mathematician, began developing systems in 1994. He helped create the first management system for the school while he taught physics and mathematics. He later worked in various areas related to IT, audio and video streaming systems for the journalism school in Denmark, created ERP for companies in Brazil and in 2022 had the honor of joining the Scarpetta Group team. When he’s not sitting in front of his computer, Alcides is traveling with his 5-year-old daughter and his beautiful wife.


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We are committed and invested in their success, as we grow together.

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As a busy Claris Platinum Partner, we are always looking for top talent.