firstPRO’s Information Technology Division is a market-focused, comprehensive service model that provides contract, contract to hire, and direct hire talent within the Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Boston regions. With over 40 internal recruiters, each regional IT division leads its respective Market by providing the highest caliber of qualified IT professionals for small, medium and large-sized companies within any industry. We pride ourselves on our ability to build strong relationships and serve as an extension of your company and hiring process. With the rapid advancement of today’s technology as well as the unique make-up of the Technology sector employment market, we understand the critical need to identify key IT professionals who will play an integral role in growing your business and maintaining technical stability.
By understanding your specific hiring needs, we remove the initial guess-work related to finding the right candidate fit, reducing employee turnover and saving you time and money. We will get to know YOU, what you need and why you need it, allowing us to develop an uncompromised ability to understand your company culture and technical initiatives. This enables us to not only identify the right skills, but the right type of individual as well.
Our candidates possess a multitude of skill sets, including:
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Steve began his career in staffing in 2005. In 2010, he joined firstPRO’s Information Technology Division as a Senior Account Executive and then moved into his current Sales Manager position in 2012. Steve develops new business, manages client accounts, and trains and supervises current firstPRO IT Account Executives. Prior to firstPRO, he worked for two other boutique staffing firms and ran a “full desk,” managing customer accounts and recruiting candidates at both companies.
Steve has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Georgia. He lived in Ohio (devout Buckeye fan) and Connecticut for almost 20 years but now loves living in the Peach State. He lives with his wife and two kids in Brookhaven.
Paul Villena joined FirstPRO in 2013. He started as a Recruiter in the Philadelphia’s Information Technology Division. Within a few months he quickly became the top producer within his division. Due to his exceptional work ethic and experience, he was chosen to lead FirstPRO’s newest division in Boston, MA starting in March of 2015. He brings 14+ years of experience in the staffing industry including Recruiting, Sales and Management.
Paul received a B.S. in Management from Pepperdine University.
Mike Stanziola joined firstPRO in 2009. He has been in the IT Staffing industry for over 15 years. Mike is presently the IT Director of Business Development for FirstPRO, Inc and prides himself on building successful long-term business relationships and motivating his sales and recruiting staff to do the same.
After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Religion from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA and spending 4 years working as a youth pastor, he entered the IT industry in 2000 working as a Technical Recruiter for MATRIX Resources in Dallas, TX. In the summer of 2004, he moved to Philadelphia, PA to work for Modis selling IT Recruiting services. Since June 2009, Mike has also held the title of VP of Membership volunteering for the HDI Philadelphia chapter. Mike is married to his wife Jillian living in Exton, PA.
Jared joined the FirstPRO team in 2002 as a Recruiter. Now a seasoned Staffing Professional with over 13 years of experience, he climbed the ranks of FirstPRO, becoming an Account Executive in 2004, and then promoted to Branch Manager in 2006, and again promoted to Area Manager in 2008. His colleagues described him as a dedicated, caring, and intelligent leader. From 2010-2015, he worked with a National Staffing firm as a Branch Manager, Director of Recruiting and Division Director in fields from Administrative Clerical, Light Industrial, and IT. There he was a four time President’s Club winner.
In February 2015, Jared returned to FirstPRO as Vice President of Talent Acquisition. He is responsible for all Talent Acquisition, Training, Development and is heading up our newest location in Boston MA.
He holds degrees in Marketing and Literature from Florida State University.