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, Contract Placement

Krista Keay is the Account Executive for Contract Placement for The Pompeo Group. Krista was promoted to Account Executive in 2017 following her role as Recruitment and Training Manager. Krista’s career with The Pompeo Group began in 2013 in an administrative role with the company. In short order, it was apparent she had the ability and aptitude for this industry. She has successfully taken on many roles within the organization---from recruiting to training. Prior to The Pompeo Group, Krista was a figure skating coach in Albuquerque, NM; an extension from her lifelong passion for the sport. Krista is both an enthusiastic recruiting professional and a highly creative and intuitive executive who is committed to excellence in making quality connections between companies and qualified consultants to create effective and productive business relationships.


 

Testimonials

"As busy as we are with everyday opportunities, we need a recruiter that can manage the hiring process for us.  Paul and his team are the professionals that can actually make this happen effectively and efficiently.  I am always impressed with the number of qualified candidates they can bring to the table.  Whenever we have an opening available, The Pompeo Group is the first number on our speed dial."

Troy Lee