WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) congratulates Nina Vaca, Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources and immediate past Chair of the USHCC, for being named by Staffing 100 as one of the most influential people in the staffing industry. Staffing 100 recognizes the contributions of leaders in the market who are devoted to helping millions find work amid this struggling economy.
"Throughout her career, Nina Vaca has demonstrated exemplary commitment to the American small business community and we are so proud of her ongoing accomplishments. We are particularly proud because Nina is the only Hispanic placed on this prestigious list," said Marc Rodriguez, Chairman of the USHCC.
Nina Vaca was recognized for her guidance of Pinnacle Technical Resources, the 60th largest U.S. staffing firm with U.S. staffing revenue of $207 million. In 2012, the Dallas Business Journal ranked Pinnacle as the fifth-largest woman owned company, and the third-largest Hispanic owned business in the North Texas region.
"To receive this honor is an incredible achievement," says Javier Palomarez, President and CEO of the USHCC. "This acknowledgment speaks to the dedication and hard work of the leaders that make this company exceptional. Their belief in Nina's vision is evident in their successes."
Vaca founded Pinnacle in 1996 and has since led it through a period of rapid growth, receiving numerous honors for her and Pinnacle's success. Pinnacle – a staffing, vendor management, and IT solutions firms serving Fortune 500 clients – currently ranks among the Top 20 IT staffing firms nationwide and among Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies in the nation for 7 consecutive years.
About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of more than 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that generate $465 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, please visit www.ushcc.com.
SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce