Meet Reno-Tahoe YPN member PJ Tomaino.

PJ is a Co-Founder & Director of Executive Search at Sierra Staffing Group.

  1. How long have you been in the area?  I was born and raised in Reno, however, I spent a number of years living and working in both Arizona/San Diego. I have been in the area for approximately 20 years total.
  1. What do you love about your business? I love helping clients find extraordinary candidates to take their organizations to the next level and helping candidates find their next great opportunity. We are a boutique-style staffing firm and there is no red tape. This gives me the flexibility to tailor my services to each client/candidate to provide cost-effective solutions and the best possible experience.
  1. If I weren’t at work right now, I’d be…. Golfing and still working.
  1. To me, networking is about…. To me, networking is about building relationships and sharing experiences to establish an environment where parties can grow personally and professionally.
  1. What do you want to get out of YPN? I want to build relationships with other young professionals in the area, be more involved in the community, and have the opportunity to give back in my spare time.
  1. As young professionals in the area, we could enhance the community by … Donating our time to community service and serving as role models for the younger, up-and-coming professionals in the community.
  1. Aside from necessities, what is one thing could you not go a day without? My puppy. As a business owner, the majority of my time is spent working. Even my downtime is spent responding to clients and candidates. She goes everywhere with me, including the office, and I can always count on her unconditional love and support to get me through the day.