Meet Our Team

Talent 101 is an Engineering and IT workforce and Managed Services provider servicing clients that range from start-up to fortune 500. We specialize in solutions for the Semiconductor, Automotive, Electronics, Energy, Telecom, and Defense industries.  Talent 101 strives to create the simplest solution to our client complex problems. Connect with our dedicated team.



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Janet Trompert, CEO

Janet Trompert has a successful track record in the information technology and staffing industry as an experienced IT professional consultant skilled in project management and management in the insurance, manufacturing and shipbuilding industries. As Director of Operations and Branch Manager at several national consulting companies, Janet was recognized for excellence in sales growth, high consultant retention, and client development.

In 2010, Janet co-founded Talent 101 with Jack, with a vision to deliver top quality consultants to their clients with focus on high client satisfaction. As CEO, Janet's role is to provide a stable and flexible financial operation model along with a seamless back office. Talent 101 was certified by the Women's Business Council Southwest (WBENC) and received HUB certification in 2011. Talent 101 was nominated for WBENC of the Year in 2013.

Janet grew up in the northeast and attended Susquehanna University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics. Later she attended Villanova University and received her Master of Science in Computer Science. Janet's computer consulting career has taken her across the northeast, mid-Atlantic States and finally to Dallas, Texas.

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Jack Trompert, President

In 2010, Jack and Janet Trompert started Talent 101 with a clear new vision on how to deliver talent to the marketplace. To work at Talent 101 is to be a part of something creative and big. From our modest roots as an ambitious startup, to becoming a global workforce solution provider to the world’s most recognized semiconductor companies, our growth and momentum owes a lot to our strong company culture of customer service, can do attitude, sense of urgency and always focus on the client and talent.

Jack is well known for his focus on creative solutions, customer service, and satisfaction. Prior to being in the professional services business, Jack was the director of retail sales for a national food company and managed his own horticultural consumer product company. Jack was born and educated in The Netherlands and is fluent in Dutch, German, French and English. He has been married for over 30 years to his wife Janet, and works with both Janet and his son Nick in the business. Education has been a passion for the Trompert family, with active involvement in Shelton School, Tabor College, and the Texas Scholars program.  

Jack is always open to connect and add you to his LinkedIn network or just shoot him an email  He loves to ride his bicycle- look for Jack or other Talent101 team riders at the next bike rally in Texas.       

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Kent Smith, Senior Business Development Manager

Kent Smith is Talent101, Senior Business Development Manager who is responsible for managing the semiconductor engineering solutions at Talent101’s clients. His expertise includes recruiting and workforce solutions, and the leadership of Talent101’s dynamic organization that leverages engineering to improve Talent101’s clients’ business performance.

Kent has a strong understanding of Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes including Analog, Mixed Signal and Digital design/ development from concept to tape out. He is known in the industry for getting it done and delivering success to our client’s projects.

Kent resides with his family in Frisco, Texas. Kent spends his free time studying history and enjoying his family.

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Sylvia Gonzales, Workforce Solutions Manager

Sylvia Gonzales is a professional Workforce Solutions Manager at Talent-101, Inc, managing the Austin, Texas office. For over a decade she managed, recruited and provided solutions to clients in the state and federal governments and semiconductor sector. Sylvia’s focus is managing clients’ projects needs for information technology and semiconductor engineering talent. She is known as getting it done and delivering success to her client’s projects.

She has been recognized by Fortune 500 clients for her 24/7 project support that included HR and resource supporting, recruiting, on and off-boarding, coaching and mentoring of 100+ associates.

Sylvia resides with her family in Austin, Texas. If she is not working for her clients, she is contributing to her community, spending time with her grandson, exercising, and gardening. Sylvia enjoys attending concerts in the Live Music Capital of the World.

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Nick Trompert, Sr. Manager

He is responsible for connecting with the best engineering and information technology talent and resources in the world. He is one of the founders of Talent 101 and joined full time after college. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Tabor College, and played college baseball all 4 years.

When not working, blogging or networking, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and family. You will find him riding his mountain bike, spending time in the outdoors, and at an occasional sports game.



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Awards and Certifications





Talent 101 is an active member of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council and was awarded one of the fastest growing women owned businesses in 2013.




Texas HUB

Talent 101 achieved it's HUB certification in 2011 and annual requirements. We've been awarded contracts with the state of Texas and many corporations which require HUB certification.



TI Supplier of Excellence

Talent 101 is honored to receive this prestiguous award - read more