Patricia Simpson, CTS

Vice President
281.870.1000, ext.2357

About Me

Patricia Simpson has built a successful career in Houston that includes over 18 years of experience in IT sales and recruiting. Ms. Simpson started with Whitaker in 2006 as an IT Recruiter. Her dedication to serving her clients and candidates was unsurpassed from day one earning her Rookie of the Year in her first year and placing her in contention for Producer of the Year every year after. In her third year with Whitaker, Patricia was honored to win the Whitaker Way award chosen by her peers.

Her background includes over 14 years as a top performing IT Recruiter and over 10 years selling IT solutions and services to CIO’s & IT Directors of large enterprises. The credibility that Patricia gained in the Houston IT marketplace led her to explore opportunities outside of recruiting – and Whitaker – to work in IT solution sales with prominent Houston clients.

It was in these roles that she fine-tuned her sales and marketing skills before returning to Whitaker in 2019 as Director of Sales and was promoted to Vice President. Patricia’s role at Whitaker IT is to work closely with the Business Development and Recruiting teams to deliver highly skilled IT resources to clients enabling them to achieve their critical priorities and objectives.

In early 2024, Patricia was promoted to Vice President of The Whitaker Companies. In her new role, she oversees the strategic direction and operational execution of three divisions within the company. Additionally, she leads the organization’s training program, ensuring that all employees have access to cutting-edge resources and development opportunities to enhance their professional growth. This initiative underscores her commitment to fostering an environment of continuous learning and excellence across the company.

It should come as no surprise that with her drive, focus and commitment Patricia graduated Summa Cum Laude with a perfect 4.0 GPA from the UT Arlington with a BA Psychology. She earned her CTS (Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist) certification in April 2007, and currently lives in the greater DFW area with her husband and two sons.


Patricia is an active member of

  • TechServe Alliance (Texas Chapter –  President)
  • DFW Alliance of Technology & Women
  • SIM Houston Women’s Chapter


LinkedIn Recommendations

Working with Patricia was an exceptional experience. Her deep understanding of the IT industry, proactive communication, and commitment to finding the right fit for me made the recruitment process smooth and rewarding. I appreciate her professionalism, efficiency, and dedication to connecting me with a very stable organization. Highly recommended!

  • Bobby King, IT Professional


In today’s environment when you start looking for a new opportunity and get bombarded by recruiters, working with Patricia makes it easy. She takes the time to learn about you and what you are passionate about. From that, she diligently works to find that perfect opportunity for you. She keeps you informed throughout the entire process. After accepting the opportunity and starting the new journey, she makes sure that everything is going well.

I could not recommend her any higher and could not be happier with the outcome.

  • Tom Sipes, Information Security Manager


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