Meet Our Team

Mark Pautler
Managing Partner

University of Buffalo
BS, School of Management
mark@rochesterap.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Mark is the Managing Partner of AP Professionals of New York which includes our three offices in Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse NY. Mark has recruited and sold in the staffing industry since 1987. Mark also has ownership in our AP Arizona office and the newly opened office in Portland, Oregon.

Professional Affiliations

Vistage International since 2012.

Institute of Management Accountants
Board Member since 1988

Brockport Accounting Advisory Board

Community Affiliations

Pluta Cancer Center
Golisano Children’s Hospital Stroll for Kids
Ronald McDonald House
McQuaid Jesuit Bash

Joe Kreuz
Founder

University of Buffalo
BS, School of Management
jkreuz@apbuffalo.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Joe is the founder of AP Professionals. AP and its related affiliate companies currently employ over 800 people with offices throughout the US, Canada, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the European community.

Professional Affiliations

Board member, University at Buffalo
– School of Management
Past board chair, Gateway-Longview

Community Affiliations

Women and Children’s Hospital
United Way
SABAH
Buffalo Renaissance Foundation
UB School of Management
UB Alumni

Tom Thomson
Tom Thomson
Managing Partner

Widener University
MBA
tthomson@consilium1.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Tom joined AP in 1996 as Managing Partner and CEO of its IT division. He is responsible for strategic management and long range planning. Tom has an MBA from Widener University and a BS in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Jerry Tenenbaum AP Arizona
Jerry Tenenbaum
Founder AP Arizona

Syracuse University
MS, Accounting
jtenenbaum@aparizona.com

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Jerry started his sales career with Burroughs, selling mid-range and mainframe solutions to the Manufacturing segment. Jerry then moved to ADP, spending 13 years developing the Syracuse, NY market, the last seven years as VP of Sales. Jerry left ADP to focus on developing staffing solutions for the IT marketplace. In 1998 he started AP Arizona where he and his staff have placed nearly 1,000 IT professionals in contract and permanent placement positions. Jerry has a Masters Degree in Accounting from Syracuse University.