- full-time recruitment
- onsite engagements
- executive placement
Pencom has worked with a distinguished client base ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to the hottest finance and high technology companies to start-ups. With offices throughout the U.S., we pride ourselves on the long-term relationships we maintain with the over 500,000 technology candidates in our PeopleBase. applicant and resume database.
Pencom provides the following benefits to its candidates:
- Total confidentiality - your identity will be withheld while employers review you resume
- A professional profile built and customized by you, with the same tools used by top recruiters at Pencom
- The opportunity to customize and conduct your search in top-tier companies throughout the US
- Immediate notification of job openings that match your requirements
- An additional way to take advantage of the personalized service and over 30 years of experience Pencom offers
Great people fuel great companies
The Pencom vision emphasizes teamwork, client satisfaction, and financial success for all involved. Our employees are bright, articulate, and aggressive individuals of whom we are unequivocally proud. Their ability to be discriminating with the caliber and presentation of candidates and client companies is why we have been successful for over 30 years.
Dedication to Client Service
We are a service business. The interests of our clients always come first. If they are satisfied, our success is guaranteed.
Highest Standards of Integrity
Integrity is at the heart of our business. Our team members are bound to maintain the highest ethical standards.
Commitment to Excellence
We are proud of what we do and determined to achieve excellence. Only through striving for the best can we be the best.
Hiring the Best People
Our business is people and our reputation is based on our performance. We make an exhaustive effort to ensure the best people work for us.
Founder and President
Wade E. Saadi founded Pencom Systems Incorporated in 1973 to provide professional placement services to the mainframe data processing marketplace in the New York Tri-State area. He has led the company to expansions into other markets across the country, providing recruiting, staffing and contract programming to end-user organizations, hardware and software vendors, and start-up companies.
His leadership was recognized in August 1996 as the recipient of The Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Technology category. Mr. Saadi was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Concero, which is listed on the NASDAQ and is traded under the symbol of CERO. Presently he oversees Pencom's day-to-day operations, financial planning and strategic development.
Born in New York City, Mr. Saadi attended the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn where he majored in Chemical Engineering.
Tom Morgan joined Pencom Systems Incorporated in 1983. He directs Pencom's recruiting and contract programming services worldwide, overseeing business operations in offices across the U.S. and Canada. Tom leads the NY tri-state area Financial Services recruiting team, and also serves on the board of Pencom.
Tom has held this position since 1998, after extensive work leading the company into many new practices and markets. He founded the Midwest office in Chicago, where he held front-line responsibility for Pencom's contingency search and recruiting, contract programming and managed consulting services. This included custom software development (PWW, PNT) and systems administration outsourcing.
Previous to these ventures, Tom had been selected to found Pencom's Southwest office in Austin, Texas. He was also responsible for all recruiting, marketing and business development for PSW Technologies, the Pencom software services firm founded in 1989. He began his Pencom career as a recruiter for the Wall Street Management Information Systems (MIS) recruiting group.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, both from Ithaca College.
VP, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Operations
Jim Kenner joined Pencom in March of 1983. He currently is a Partner and Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions where he has overall responsibility for the management of staff, sales & marketing and business development. As such, he directs full-time/permanent placement and contract programming efforts for the region from Pencom's Fairfax, Virginia office.
Previously, based in New York, he began his Pencom career as a recruiter and was promoted to manage the UNIX recruiting effort. He later marketed Pencom's services to new territories including California and Massachusetts. In 1991, he was instrumental in opening and developing Pencom's Washington DC area presence. He has played a major role in business development, marketing and recruiting for Pencom's business units (Pencom Software/Concero, PNT, Pencom Web Works/NetQuotient and PSA/Collective Technologies). He has also been responsible for managing and directing Pencom offices in Atlanta and Austin.
Jim received a Bachelors Degree from Binghamton University.
Joy Venegas joined Pencom in 1981 and has been for over 19 years instrumental in the development, growth and operation of Pencom Systems Incorporated. As the Vice President of Operations, Joy manages all aspects of Pencom's contracts, accounting and HR departments. Her work includes the managing of business units from their inception to spin-off regarding human resources payroll, dealing with complex multi-state payrolls and related taxes, client contracts and job costing. As a member of Pencom's board of directors, Venegas continues to help organize, innovate and develop high quality, customer-responsive programs and services. She has been an integral part of the growth from 5 employees to 800 employees, from doing business in two states to doing business in 39 states and Canada; from having one office to having one corporate office and 9 satellite offices.