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About Us

Passionate About Innovation… Poised For the Future!

At NextGen, we have had a history of success in placing top level IT candidates with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and emerging high tech-organizations throughout the country. We have a proven track record with more than 300+ billable consultants, and have expanded our services in business staffing, which includes; administration, clerical, accounting, finance, human resources, legal, marketing and sales. With corporate headquarters in St. Louis, and satellites in Chicago, Indianapolis, Denver, Atlanta, Bedminster, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Seattle, Minneapolis, Sacramento, Willmington, Colorado Springs, and Jacksonville, we have established a solid reputation, built on integrity and evidenced by long standing client relationships. We are Responsive, Professional, Flexible and Adaptable. We are all these things…and more.

Let us show you our commitment to meet client needs and how we have expanded our capabilities to remain cutting edge in a quickly changing high-tech business world. At NextGen, we are always evolving and always looking ahead at the next challenge and opportunity.

We're the new NextGen...Innovative. Competitive. Creative. Collaborative. Contemporary.


Our Mission

Dedicated to Diversity and Discovery in the Evolving World of Technology!

At NextGen our commitment is to bring sophisticated solutions to the sophisticated challenges in today’s world of technology. While we are international in our capabilities and nationally recognized, we can bring home talent and solutions that our clients need and demand. We connect our clients with consultants who can help move an organization into a new generation of high tech solutions for business success. We remain engaged with our consultants and work proactively every day to maintain positive business relationship. We are committed to equal opportunities and work to foster diversity in our corporate culture.

We pride ourselves on our history and experience, yet, we are poised for the future. We thrive on business challenges and finding solutions. We are passionate about innovation. At NextGen we are dedicated to the process of Discovery, learning everything we need to know about our clients and our consultants, while keeping on top of trends in the industry and the newest advances in technology.

We work…for a better workforce…a better workplace.

Our History


NextGen continues to expand its capabilities and services as a global leader with the introduction of their CHAMBA USA Program designed to bring bilingual consultants from Mexico. NextGen maintains their reputation as a diversity leader as they are named Diverse Supplier of the Year by Agile-1 and Mosaic Ambassador for the St. Louis Mosaic Project.


NextGen expands their staff, services and programs including NextDimensions, Diversity Works, NextStep, We Care, Recruite A Veteran (RAV) Initiative and the Verde Project to create a new sustainability platform and celebrates their success with numerous awards from Enterprising Women Magazine, Ernst & Young, Diversity Journal, DiversityBusiness.com, Diversity Inc.com and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


NextGen is celebrating its silver anniversary with a stellar year of growth and success. Awarded by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the Fastest Growing and Top Privately Help Companies in St. Louis, and named Hispanic Company of the Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis...NextGen expands its staff and presence in the Gateway to the West.


NextGen celebrates 15 years of success and transforms, engaging new staff members with seasoned recruiters at their new corporate offices and revenue of more than $70 million.


Carmen Jacob accepted the Minority Business Spotlight Award from the city of St. Louis, May 19th, 2011


Deeply committed to diversity, NextGen receives numerous honors and awards locally and nationally and by DiversityBusiness.com awarded with seven separate rankings for excellence in business and diversity.


With a growth rate at more than 35%, NextGen tops the year as a $50 million+ company.


Evidenced by a proven track record, NextGen has consultants in more than 30 states and recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fasted growing IT firms in the country.


Supplier Recognition Award for Customer Service – Wall Street Journal

Manpower’s Diversity Supplier Award for Customer Service

VAR500 – CRN

Named 2nd  Fastest Growing Privately Owned Company, St. Louis Business Journal Nation’s 155th Fastest Growing Private Company, Inc. 500



NextGen establishes its Project Services Division and partners with select IT firms for a project management services success story that helps build the company's national presence.


By building a premiere recruiting team, NextGen expands their capabilities from IT Staffing to include Business Staffing Solutions.


With solid partnerships in St. Louis, NextGen continued to expand their services with IT companies throughout the country.


Founders Maria del Carmen Jacob and Mike Barton gathered a core group of IT professionals, galvanizing their experience to create a superior staffing services corporation.

Our Leadership Team