LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaco Los Angeles, a leading placement and consulting firm for financial and technology professionals, today announced that managing partner, Frances Moreno, was named a finalist in the Women Making a Difference Awards, sponsored by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The awards are presented to women from every area of the business community for outstanding achievement in both business and community service. The awards and announcement of the finalists occurred at a luncheon held at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live on May 23, 2012.
Moreno stated, "The Women Making a Difference Awards recognize such outstanding nominees and I am honored to be among them. We work hard at Vaco to make a positive difference for our clients by bringing them outstanding candidates, for our employees by empowering and rewarding them, and for our consultants by matching them with excellent companies and giving them the opportunity for work/life balance. It's a delight to have that effort recognized."
The success of Moreno and her staff in making that difference in people's lives has been acknowledged in Vaco's three-year win as "Best Place to Work in Los Angeles," a coveted and difficult-to-win award. Vaco has successfully placed many professionals in fulfilling positions, despite a rocky job market. In fact, Frances' secret to Vaco's success has just been profiled by Fox 11 on its Saving the California Dream Series (http://www.myfoxla.com/dpp/money/ca_dream/saving-the-california-dream%3A-vaco-los-angeles-20120402).
Moreno's vision as managing partner and chief executive officer is to help people build careers that allow growth, an excellent income, a long-term career path, and the flexibility and freedom to meet their goals for their personal lives. Frances began the firm with two other partners and now has over 1,000 completed projects and over 100 employees at any given time.
"Vaco" is derived from a Latin word meaning "to free yourself from a master." Vaco Los Angeles LLC was founded in 2006 and has been named a Best Place to Work in Los Angeles in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and #15 of 100 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in Los Angeles in 2009 by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Vaco is a leading consulting and placement firm specializing in the finance and technology sectors. Further information on Vaco can be found at www.vaco.com/los-angeles.
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