DIVERSITY IN THE WORKFORCE BRINGS SUCCESS TO MILLIONS
Penda Aiken has more than 33 years of experience in the staffing industry. Her accomplishments include founding PAI in 1990 and growing the company to annual sales of $15 million. Aiken oversees compliance, staff integrity and availability of financial resources. As PAI team leader, Penda Aiken maintains ultimate responsibility for the success of all PAI contract awards and finalizes all financial and project management decisions. Aiken is a member of various community boards and conducts numerous philanthropic endeavors.
Penda Aiken, is the founding Board Chair of Teach to Excel Foundation, LLC (T2E), a 501c3 charitable organization, with a mission to encourage school children in underserved communities to become life-long learners. In 2015 Teach to Excel issued its first grant to IS392 for collaboration with the Center for Architecture’s Education Department on a STEM project to teach students SketchUp, a 3D modeling software, to design a repurposed school classroom. In addition, 35 middle school children visited the NYC School Construction Authority and the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) and were introduced to career opportunities in engineering and architecture. Aiken holds a B.A degree from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program and an MFA degree from Columbia University.
It was a pleasure having PAI staff assisting with the Health Fair 2017 - flu shots. The staff (nurses) displayed exemplary professionalism for the duration of the fair which enhanced our performance in vaccinating many consenting staff members.
PAI -- A Great Staffing Firm With A Strong Commitment to Diversity Initiatives
I have been working with the Penda Aiken Inc. since June 2015. Speaking with the PAI Agency Staff is rewarding, as they are always very polite, patient, willing to answer my inquiries and provide information I needed to help me successfully fulfill my job duties.
On a day-to-day basis, the Penda Team continue to play an influential and supportive role in every aspect of my temporary work assignment
Penda Aiken, Inc. worked diligently for me, answering all of my questions and did not stop until the process was 100% completed. As an architect and engineer, this job marries the best of the construction world with my ongoing desire to reach out and help people in crisis. Great job from them to land me the great job I wanted!
"The staff at Penda Aiken are professional and helpful throughout the entire onboarding process. They follow-up on a consistent basis to ensure that their employees are happy at their current placement. They are always available to answer any questions and concerns and get back in a timely manner."