We are excited to showcase our new summer interns! Get to know a little more about Ben Lilley down below.

What do you do at Counterpart?

I work with my fellow intern (also named Ben) to create a scoring application for IHSAA diving.

What inspires you?

Cool ideas that let you explore new topics.

What are two things you love about working at Counterpart?

At Counterpart I love being able to work alongside passionate developers who are always able to extend help when needed. I also love the company culture which prioritizes teamwork and results.

What are three words you would use to describe Counterpart?Ben Lilley

Innovative, Exciting, and Passionate.

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

I spend too much of my free time thrifting.

What are your hobbies outside of work?

I have a large record collection (around 200) and recently I started vegetable gardening!

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go?

Ireland! I’ve always wanted to visit since I was a kid..

If you could pick one superpower, what would it be?

Invisibility

What are three material things you couldn’t live without?

My laptop, record collection, and headphones.

What is your favorite tv show/movie and/or book?

I have too many favorite movies/tv shows to count. Recently I would say Better Call Saul for a tv show and Fantastic Mr. Fox for a movie.

What is your last played song on Spotify? (No cheating!)

Change – Big Thief

What’s the one snack we’d always find in your kitchen?

Dots Homestyle Pretzels