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Phone: 1-800-860-8014
Fax: 1-800-860-2982
Address: 111 E. Ludwig Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825


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  • Expertise is available in these areas:
  • Project Management
  • Systems Architects: EAI, SOA
  • Legacy systems migration specialist with MVS, CICS, COBOL, IMS, DB2 and Java, J2EE, C#, .Net
  • Data warehousing: Informatica, Erwin, Business Objects, Cognos, Microstrategies
  • Database Analysts and Programmers: DB2, IMS, Oracle, SQL
  • ERP: Oracle, SAP, Siebel, Peoplesoft, JDE
  • EDI
  • E-System Development: J2EE, Java, .Net, C#

Who We Are


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Kendall and Davis is a full service Information Systems Human Resource Firm offering Direct Placement, Staff Augmentation and Consulting Services. Founded 35 years ago, we have specialized in Information Technology for the last 20 years. The company's headquarters are in Fort Wayne, Indiana and is owned by President and CEO, Richard F. Pulse.

Kendall and Davis enjoys a reputation for the ability to deliver the finest Information Systems and Engineering Professionals for any given need, anywhere, anytime. We possess one of the strongest active and passive Information Technology and Engineering recruiting systems in the country and have placed over 3,000 Information Technology Professionals since 1990. Our market focus is the Midwest serving virtually every Fortune 2000 company in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. However, to meet the needs of our customers, we have expanded our recruiting to serve many Fortune 500 companies from Palo Alto, California to Long Island, New York.

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We at Kendall and Davis have a simple Mission Statement: We will serve our customers by providing the talent that brings the solutions Information Technology & Engineering managers need to accomplish more at less cost. We provide an absolute ability to control and manage the amount of staff effort we invest in any given project. Kendall and Davis commits to conduct all of its business interactions in a fashion that is honest, professional and service oriented. We have proven this time and time again for well over two decades. Every "revolution" is fueled by new technology and technology is only as good as the people who wield it. We provide the professionals who know how to make in happen for you.

IT Staff Augmentation: "People to assist IT Modernization Projects"

Kendall and Davis provides skilled technical resources for companies that wish to stay in control of their IT modernization and engineering projects. Whether it is a custom built team or one key technical role, our methodology treats each position within a project as a unique requirement and is staffed based on the specific needs. This sole source model brings the ultimate flexibility and cost savings.


Custom Project Teams

People: The single most significant asset for any project is people. We assemble the best, most cost effective project teams by augmenting out on staff project managers and modernization engineers with project specific engineering expertise and recruited talent.

Process: Our Project Methodology was designed to be a superstructure to insure quality yet with the flexibility to allow for individual processes of a project to be redesign, executed and monitored to mirror our customer's existing standards. Our philosophy is simple, if it isn't documented, it won't happen. Our project managers utilize industry leading project management, requirements management, version control tools to insure accurate and constant communication with the customers and project team.

Engineering: Our Senior Engineering Team of Ph.D. level software engineers have decades of experience in OS, real-time and embedded systems and have developed world class software tools that can be used to enhance any complex project solution. Our Senior Engineering Managers oversee every project. They insure architecture designs meet the customer's long-term objectives within the context or current technology limitations.


Strategic Consulting Resources

When you face IT & Engineering personnel shortages in critical applications or advanced technologies, we can help you find the best IT & Engineering talent to perform at the highest levels. We offer a talented pool of modernization consultants to handle the job. We will supply experienced resources to you immediately to fill any project need from Legacy, Java, C# programmers to senior System Architects, to strategic enterprise Management. We help you keep your projects on track, and on budget.

Why we can deliver the very best consulting resources!
Direct Hire

No one in the Midwest has the unique experience Kendall & Davis can bring to your Direct Hire process. Hundreds and hundreds of satisfied customers can attest to the thoroughness and commitment we bring to the recruiting and placement process. Our clients enjoy a 2:1 ratio of interview to hire, our methodologies insure over 90% of IT & Engineering HR acquisitions are local to the customer we are serving. Fee paid, IT & Engineering HR retention is important to us. We unconditionally guarantee every hire. The average tenure of a top IT or Engineering professional is about 3 years. If you do not receive at least 3 years of return on your fee investment, let us know and we'll make it right. By working with hiring managers in the applicant selection process we can provide the right person for your organization. Kendall & Davis utilizes the Frederick Hertzburg "One more time How do you Motivate Employees" methodology to work with hiring managers in a refreshing way to approach the recruiting and acquisition process. Attracting Top Talent is our expertise. No matter what the technology, no matter what the skill set you may need, we deliver!


Office Locations

Centrally located, our corporate office in Fort Wayne, Indiana is within a short drive to our clients located in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Grand Rapids, Indianapolis, Lansing and South Bend.


Corporate History

Our President and CEO, Richard Pulse joined Kendall and Davis, Inc in 1975. At the time Kendall and Davis, Inc was an employment agency based out of Saint Louis, Missouri. Richard quickly learned this business was about service and developed a simple motto: Serve customers by providing the talent managers need to accomplish more at less cost.

By 1980, the explosion in the Information Technology field had begun and Kendall and Davis, Inc Fort Wayne, Indiana focused all of its energies to serve this growing field. This unparalleled understanding of the IT & Engineering Professionals and ability to train and transfer the knowledge to Human Resource Consultants became the envy of the industry. Many times former Kendall and Davis recruiters were hired by the Midwest's largest corporations and contract firms to reengineer their internal hiring process.

Today Kendall and Davis, Inc is independently owned and operated by Richard Pulse. We began providing contract IT & Engineering Resources in 1991 and remain as one of the largest independent firms specializing in both direct and contract IT & Engineering Human Resources.