LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaco Los Angeles LLC, a leading consulting and executive placement firm specializing in accounting and information technology, today announced that managing partner Frances Moreno was named finalist in the 2013 Latino Business Awards. The fourth annual Latino Business Awards are sponsored by the Los Angeles Business Journal and the Latin Business Association and recognize businesses and leaders within the Latino community that are setting the standard for excellence in Los Angeles. Moreno, a Latina entrepreneur, business leader and community advocate, was recognized in the small private company category.
"I'm thrilled to be honored along with so many leading companies and entrepreneurs representing the Latino business community in Los Angeles," said Frances Moreno, managing partner, Vaco Los Angeles. "At Vaco Los Angeles, it's our mission to place people in jobs that will meet both their professional and personal goals. It's been such an incredible privilege to help people find satisfying employment and help businesses find and hire the highest quality professionals. To have our work honored by the Latino Business Awards is deeply gratifying for our team."
This award is the latest in a series of accomplishments for Vaco Los Angeles. The consulting and placement company was named #1 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles for the third time, the only small business to ever achieve this distinction. These awards can be attributed to Moreno's vision for true work/life balance, which has led her to offer flexible work hours, telecommuting opportunities and a general atmosphere of individual empowerment. As part of her mission as a Latina entrepreneur, Moreno helps make a difference for the Hispanic community by employing Spanish bilingual recruiters and helping place Latino job seekers in positions. She also works with Latino applicants to help build resumes and provides job search advice and tips for interviews.
The awards were held January 22, 2013 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
"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 #1 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles for three of the last four years, and #15 of 100 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Vaco is a leading consulting and placement firm specializing in the accounting, finance and technology sectors. Further information on Vaco can be found at www.vaco.com/los-angeles.
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