We are a Premium Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Staffing Company that has provided premium staffing services for over 36+ years. We pride ourselves in making sure that diversity in the workplace is at the forefront of our business. Our Founder, Dave Iacarella, is an Army Veteran who is committed to giving back to fellow Veterans. We are proud of our history of transitioning military Veterans into the workforce with companies that value their service. TALENT helps companies meet their veteran and diversity spend initiatives and requirements. We are committed to supporting veteran and diverse organizations. • Proven workflow fine-tuned over 36+ years. • Support customers in all 50 states and India. • Teams dedicated to delivery, consultant care, and veteran sourcing. • Track record of meeting client-defined SLAs for quality, cost, coverage, turnaround time, and compliance. • Innovative candidate screening processes, including video interviews and Glider.ai integration. • Candidate and consultant journeys enhanced by SENSE HQ Engagement Platform. • Diversity staffing solutions customized to your DE&I initiatives. • Provide EEO stats to clients quarterly. TALENT is the premier Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned staffing company with a commitment to supporting diversity. We also remain focused on providing resources for all our client demands which has earned TALENT Tier 1 status with several Fortune 500 companies.

President’s Message

Thank you for visiting our website. TALENT was originally founded as an IT staffing services company in 1987 before evolving from a locally owned operating full-service staffing firm into a national staffing organization. As a proud Veteran owned business, we have over 30+ years of experience and are excited for the years to come. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota we've expanded our reach to offices in Plano, Austin, Texas, and India. We focus on IT, Engineering, Digital, Healthcare, Government and Professional services staffing. At TALENT, we begin with passion and hard work. Our employees bring a wealth of knowledge that makes us the ideal choice for our clients. We are continuously changing ourselves to better address the needs of our consultants and clients. We are investing in new technologies and expanding our reach. What won't change is our core values and commitment to serving our clients and consultants with honesty, ethical values, quality, and integrity. TALENT is committed to giving back through various organizations including veterans, minority, women-owned businesses, and the LGBTQ community. We strongly encourage our employees to volunteer and participate in causes dear to their hearts. We are proud to support organizations like Women Leading in Technology (WLiT), The Walk For The Cure, Eagles Group and many more. We want to thank our clients, consultants, and employees for their contributions to our growth. We are a company that serves with integrity and honor and seeks to bring the very best to our clients and the communities we impact. We look forward to continuing this growth with you in the many years to come.

Our Team

Our most qualified and dedicated team defines TALENT’s success. Our motto of excellence has driven our team, encouraging them to reach great heights. TALENT’s reputation has been defined due to the personalities that have shaped it and the team’s responsibilities that made it possible.

David Iacarella

Founder & CEO

Kristin Love

Vice President - Sales

Prashanth Upadrashta

Vice President - Delivery

Chris Smedsrud

Vice President - Finance

Inclusive by choice

At TALENT, we pride ourselves in making sure that diversity in the workplace is at the forefront of our business. Being a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business we see the diverse set of skills and people that the military has to offer. In addition to that, we do our best to find the candidates to fill any job based on their skillset and the diversity they bring with them. We're proud to partner with women-owned businesses, women in STEM, minority groups, and more. Diversity inclusion makes for a stronger and better workforce that builds on understanding one another.


Our services have been recognized and endorsed by executives from esteemed organizations. Hence, we are confident that availing of our services will help you meet your expectations 100%. Here are some of the testimonies from various esteemed organizations that have benefitted from our skills and services.

TALENT has consistently delivered quality information technology consultants at the right time, at the right price, and with thorough ongoing support.


Vice President - Regional Financial Services Firm

TALENT is a great consulting firm to work for. They work hard in finding your next opportunity.


IT Consultant

Without reservation, I highly recommend TALENT Software Services for any of your technology, consulting, project management, and staffing projects anywhere in the US.


Information Security Consultant

TALENT finds quality contracts and is responsive to consultant needs.



With over ten years of consulting experience with TALENT Software Services, I recommend TALENT for the quality and variety of assignments. The office staff is exceptional supporting benefits and administration. Sales and recruiting focus on the consultant’s career and job goals. All in all, TALENT is an excellent firm with great staff and great assignments.


Sr. Consultant



TALENT as an organization has been awarded with NaVOBA’s Veteran’s Business Enterprise® of the Year (VBEOY) 2020.
Talent proudly earns 2024 Gold Military Friendly® Employer designation, honoring a commitment to military veterans and their families.
Talent is honored to earn the Spouse Military Friendly® Employer designation, recognizing support for military spouses.
Talent proudly earns the 2024 Gold Military-Friendly Top 10 Supplier Diversity Program, demonstrating dedication to inclusivity and excellence in support.