Tom Allen

Tom Allen

Vice President - Byrne Software Technologies, Inc.

Greater St. Louis Area
Information Technology and Services

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Tom Allen's Overview

  • Past President at St. Louis BMW Club
  • Board of Directors at St. Louis European Auto Show
  • Owner at Allen Consulting Group
  • Vice President of Finance at Sales and Marketing Executives of St. Louis
  • Director of Information Systems at Reliable Life Insurance
  • Director of Information Systems at Metropolitan Sewer District - MSD
  • Manager Applications Development at Sunmark Companies
  • Manager of Information Systems at Quaker State Oil
  • Senior Systems Analyst at Bussmann Manufacturing - McGraw Edison Company
  • Programmer at Brown Shoe Company

500+ connections


Tom Allen's Summary

Hot Job:

Byrne Software Technologies has an immediate need for a mobile / web developer. The hired person will work in our Chesterfield office developing Android, IOS, web and Windows applications. This is a full-time, perm position working for Byrne Software, not a contract or a contract-to-hire. Excellent verbal communication skills are a must. The hired person will work with our end clients, explaining the technology, helping close a sale and then do the technical work.

Contact me: 636-534-6120 or

Professional Summary......

I have been in the IT business for my entire career. I work for Byrne Software Technologies in Chesterfield doing technical IT recruiting, account management and sales.

I did a lot of programming and IT management for the first half of my career then moved into the IT placement and staffing business. I have been working at Byrne Software since 2006.

Byrne Software has a large internal development staff that specializes in developing web-based and Windows applications using Microsoft technologies like .net, SQL Server and SharePoint. We are often looking for additions to this internal staff of 60 people.

We also look for candidates for our clients for staff augmentation positions and perm placements (direct hires).

Byrne Software is unique in the St. Louis IT marketplace in that most of our employees work from our Chesterfield office every day. We develop applications for clients from our office and are able to staff a project from start to finish including project managers, business analysts, graphic designers, developers and testers. We are a Microsoft partner.

The average tenure of our employees is over 10 years.

If you would like to talk to an IT guy about your IT career, give me a call and we'll discuss things (discreetly). Call my office at (636) 534-6120 or use my cell at (314) 363-1185. E-mail is

And we'll probably talk about BMWs, too.

Tom Allen's Experience

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2006Present (8 years 5 months) Chesterfield, Missouri

My group is responsible for IT recruiting and hiring technical IT candidates for both internal positions at Byrne Software Technologies and for external positions at client locations for direct hires and contracting assignments. The technology backgrounds we look for include and C# developers. We also look for DBAs, Oracle Business Suite candidates and PeopleSoft folks. I've been a technical IT recruiter since 1993.

Board Member and Treasurer

Missouri & Kansas Search and Staffing Association

December 2011Present (2 years 10 months) St. Louis, MO

Appointed to the board of directors of the Missouri & Kansas Search and Staffing Association (MKSSA). Appointed to position of Treasurer in April, 2012.

Past President

St. Louis BMW Club

April 2002January 2013 (10 years 10 months) St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis BMW Club is a chapter of the BMW Car Club of America (BMWCCA). The St. Louis Chapter has approximately 800 members. Nationally there are almost 80,000 members.
I was president of the St. Louis Chapter from 2004 to 2013. Thanks to ML Hillard for taking over as President of the St. Louis BMW Club. I'll still be Chairman of Street Survival Schools.
Club website is ----

Board of Directors

St. Louis European Auto Show

February 2009August 2010 (1 year 7 months)

The St. Louis European Auto Show is held every June at Plaza Frontenac. All proceeds from the event benefit the St. Louis Shriners Hospital for Children.


Allen Consulting Group

January 19932006 (13 years)

I recruited technical IT candidates, negotiated contracts, wrote resumes, developed sales leads, did direct sales to customers, interviewed candidates and performed all administrative functions for the company. I hired people for contracting assignments and also did permenent placements..

Vice President of Finance

Sales and Marketing Executives of St. Louis

19931998 (5 years)

Director of Information Systems

Reliable Life Insurance

19911993 (2 years)

Director of Information Systems

Metropolitan Sewer District - MSD

19881991 (3 years)

Manager Applications Development

Sunmark Companies

19831988 (5 years)

Manager of Information Systems

Quaker State Oil

19811983 (2 years)

Worked for Texstar Automotive in St. Louis, a division of Quaker State Oil Company.

Senior Systems Analyst

Bussmann Manufacturing - McGraw Edison Company

February 1979March 1981 (2 years 2 months) St. Louis, MO

Programming, programming, programming


Brown Shoe Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BWS; Apparel & Fashion industry

19721979 (7 years)

Cobol, PL/1, assembler language, CICS, DB2.

Tom Allen's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • President

      St. Louis BMW Club

      We hold two teenage driving schools every year (Street Survival Schools) to teach teenagers accident avoidance maneuvers in a controlled environment with an experienced instructor.

Tom Allen's Skills & Expertise

  1. Technical Recruiting
  2. Project Management
  3. direct sales
  4. technical interviewing
  5. technical writing
  6. Account Management
  7. New Business Development
  8. Interviews
  9. Technical Writing
  10. .NET
  11. Direct Sales
  12. Business Analysis
  13. Sales
  14. Recruiting
  15. Employee Benefits
  16. Business Intelligence
  17. SharePoint
  18. System Administration
  19. Hiring
  20. Team Building
  21. Cloud Computing
  22. C#
  23. Software Development
  24. Temporary Placement
  25. IT Management
  26. Training
  27. Leadership
  28. Customer Service
  29. Strategic Planning
  30. Applicant Tracking Systems
  31. Microsoft SQL Server
  32. Time Management
  33. Team Leadership
  34. SDLC
  35. Disaster Recovery
  36. Staff Augmentation
  37. ASP.NET
  38. Consulting
  39. Vendor Management
  40. Process Improvement
  41. Networking
  42. Program Management
  43. Business Development
  44. Social Media
  45. Information Technology
  46. Professional Services
  47. Microsoft Office
  48. Analysis
  49. Requirements Analysis
  50. Marketing Communications

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Tom Allen's Education

University of Missouri-Columbia

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Computer Science


Activities and Societies: Alpha Kappa Psi - Professional Business Fraternity

Busch and Southwest

Tom Allen's Additional Information


Technology, BMW, Street Survival Schools

Groups and Associations:

St. Louis BMW Club; Missouri & Kansas Search and Staffing Association; TireRack Street Survival Schools;

Honors and Awards:

Appointed to the Board of Directors of the St. Louis European Auto Show. This auto show, held annually at Plaza Frontenac, benefits the St. Louis Shriners Hospital For Children.

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