Tricia Sentinella


"I can actually say I trust her, and how many Recruiters can you say that about?”

Tricia Sentinella, Director of IT Staffing–Retail Team

Tricia Sentinella joined The Connors Group in June, 2001. She is an expert in the Retail and Apparel Industries and has been placing IT Professionals including Executive level, for over ten years. Her clients turn to her with confidence because of her persistence and market knowledge, combined with her passion for the business.

Although her main focus is the Retail and Apparel Industries, Tricia has experience dealing with a variety of other markets including  Wholesale, Manufacturing, Entertainment, and Non-Profit.

Positive, empathetic and adaptable, Tricia readily puts herself in the shoes of her clients and candidates, which explains her talent for rapidly building rapport. She believes relationships and trust can get you far in this business and always takes the time to listen to the needs of the people she serves. She has an extensive network of contacts, built on referrals, that helps her identify high quality candidates who match her clients? corporate strategy and culture.

Tricia's energy and  problem solving  make her a valuable member of The Connors Group. Clients turn to her repeatedly because they know they can trust her to only send candidates who are an excellent match for their open position.

Before joining The Connors Group, Tricia was a Technical Recruiting Manager at Jesse Garon Associates, where she trained new recruiters, as well as recruited IT professionals herself. She began her career in Retail Management as a Sales Associate and was promoted to become her company?s youngest Store Manager to date

Tricia attended William Paterson University for Elementary Education and has a BA in Anthropology, which she puts to use in understanding people.

Tricia's personal philosophy is, ?When you know what you want bad enough, you will find a way to get it!? She likes to work hard, and play hard. She is a huge Mets fan and enjoys playing softball, camping, riding her Quad, traveling, reading, and spending quality time with her family and friends

"Tricia is one of the best Technical Recruiters I've ever dealt with. While agencies are aggressive, and sometimes get pushy, Tricia is different. She knows the value in long term relationships and works hard at building that foundation. She treats her clients with integrity and honestly represents each opportunity. After years of working with her I can actually say I trust her, and how many Recruiters can you say that about?"

—Ron Ferraris, Independent Consultant

"Tricia gets the recruiting balance right; she demonstrates a near perfect blend of hustle, employer/employee matching skills, problem solving, and authentic consideration for both the candidate and the employer to yield excellent results."

—Robert Lowe, CTO

"Since 2002, Tricia has been my primary resource for employment search and for advice on career development. I value her professional and independent opinion. In addition, several peers of mine have expressed similar comments on Tricia’s professional abilities and individual attention that she provides on every engagement ... I highly recommend Tricia for career development opportunities. She has been and is an invaluable resource."

—Derious Malone, Director of Financial Systems