Stephen Mendoza is the Founder and Chief Operating Officer of PSR Associates, an IT consulting firm specializing in staffing services, professional services, software development, and enterprise IT software solutions and is a federally certified Minority-Owned Business, Veteran Owned and Small Disadvantaged Business (MBE/SDB). PSR’s clients include Time Warner, PwC, Home Depot, Siemens, Turner Broadcasting, American Express, Cisco, and Accenture.
Stephen leads the firm’s strategic growth, financial direction, and business development efforts. He established the accounting, internal controls procedures, human resources, and on-boarding procedures for the company and directly manages marketing, sales, recruiting, business development and services. His leadership has helped transform PSR Associates from a niche company into a highly-focused consulting firm, with clients ranging from Fortune 50, to mid-market companies, educational institutions and government agencies.
His significant experience in IT and business consulting spans multiple industries, from retail and finance, to IT and government contracting. His business career reflects the proven ability to expand revenue base with a successful record of increasing sales, growing the bottom line, and creating operational efficiencies with reducing overall costs. Indicative of Stephen’s guidance, PSR has enjoyed a 500 percent revenue growth over the last four years.
Stephen has enjoyed entrepreneurial success and exhibited strong managerial leadership. He has the keen ability to understand the strategic and tactical needs of his clients in order to deliver talented people, effective technology, and pre-eminent customer service. He also has extensive experience in investor relations, strategic negotiations and international business. Stephen augments the value of both his clients’ and his own firm’s brands.
Deeply committed to the principals of customer service and advocacy, Stephen serves on the CA Partner Advisory Council, where he plays an integral role enhancing customer-focused growth strategies throughout the channel and mentoring newly established channel partners. PSR has garnered industry-wide recognition for its innovative programs designed to help customers achieve a maximum return on their business and technology investments. Within the last five years, PSR was selected from among 400 global partners as one of four CA Foundation North American Partners and was voted one of the Top 100 companies in Georgia by DiversityBusiness.com.
Prior to starting PSR Associates, Stephen worked as the Southeast Area Manager for Shell Oil, was a hedge fund manager for Sterling Trading, and served Morgan Stanley as a Merger and Acquisition analyst. Throughout his sales and finance career, Stephen garnered progressively increasing responsibility and delivered double-digit revenue growth for all three companies.
Stephen holds a BS in mechanical engineering, from the University of Washington. He served in the United States Marine Corps and achieved the top one percent of rank during the Gulf War. He was honorably discharged with seven distinguished service metals. Stephen is happily married and lives with his wife and two daughters in Tampa, Florida.