Our Team

Paul Pompeo

President

President of The Pompeo Group, Paul started his recruiting career with Search West based out of California. Search West was the largest national executive search firm based on the West Coast, at one point employing over 100 recruiters. Paul was with the firm for over sixteen years. Paul was recognized as the Top of his branch for eleven of those sixteen years and was the only recruiter with Search West to have won Account Executive of the Year for eight consecutive years in two different offices. In March of 2003 Paul founded The Pompeo Group, who celebrated their 15th anniversary last month. Paul is Past President of the IES in New Mexico and has spoken at Lightfair and other lighting events as well as before IES Sections. He writes a hiring/careers column for LD+A Magazine, ‘The Company*The Candidate.’ Paul was born and raised in Santa Fe, has worked in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange, California and now resides in Carlsbad, CA.


Mary Lindenmuth

Recruiting Director, Engineering/Manufacturing/Operations

Mary joined The Pompeo Group in 2008. She has been a manufacturing, financial, distribution, administration and supply chain specialist since 1985. Mary spent 18 years with Search West. While there, she was the Department Manager for Manufacturing and Finance.  Mary was Account Executive of the Year for the Orange office in 1995, '96, '97, '98, 2000, and 2001 and was a member of the President's Club.  From 2003 through 2007, Mary was with XEC Solutions.

Krista Keay

Account Executive, Electrical
Recruitment and Training Manager

What a difference five years can make! Account Executive/Electrical and Recruitment & Training Manager, Krista first joined The Pompeo Group in June 2013 as an Office Assistant. In December of 2013 she was promoted to Office Administrator, then in October 2016 stepped into a new role for The Pompeo Group as Recruitment and Training Manager. Krista spent 13 years as a figure skating instructor where she built her clientele from the ground up. Krista also received her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of New Mexico in December of 2013 and is on the Board of Directors for two associations.

Testimonials

"We were under pressure to move quickly and I believe that a protracted effort would have increased that pressure intensely. That Paul was able to meet these demands, I feel, confirms that we made the right choice by working with The Pompeo Group. It was a pleasure to work with Paul, and his thoroughness made my job that much easier."

John Tappenden