LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaco Los Angeles, a leading placement firm specializing in accounting, tax, audit, and technology consultant and interim placement and executive search, today announced Frances Moreno, founder and managing partner, was named a finalist in the Latino Business Awards sponsored by the Los Angeles Business Journal and the Latin Business Association. The winners were honored at an event on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Additionally, the company was recognized for its #2 ranking on the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles list at an event on January 23, 2014 at the Rose Bowl Stadium – Terry Donahue Pavilion in Pasadena, Calif. celebrating the release of the 2014 Book of Lists and honoring companies included in this year's lists.
"This year's Latino Business Award nominees are tremendous organizations and business leaders across a wide range of industries, demonstrating the impact of Latino entrepreneurs in the market. I'm thrilled and honored to be named among the leading Latino businesses in Los Angeles," said Frances Moreno, founder and managing partner, Vaco Los Angeles. "This award means so much to our team since it's based on our growth and success, our impact on the business and local community, and our driving mission to help people find meaningful employment that also meets their needs for work/life balance."
Moreno is of Mexican-American heritage and was raised by her mother and grandmother who instilled in her a powerful work ethic and inspired her to become an entrepreneur. She built Vaco Los Angeles on her unique vision for work/life balance for both her employees and the consultants, interim professionals and direct-hire employees she places. Vaco offers unmatched levels of individual empowerment, schedule flexibility, telecommuting options, and personal accountability. This corporate culture is what led to both the Latino Business Award and Vaco being recognized for its inclusion in the 2014 Book of Lists as the #2 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles.
About Vaco Los Angeles
Vaco Los Angeles LLC is a leading accounting, tax, audit, and technology consultant placement firm. "Vaco" is derived from a Latin word meaning "to free yourself from a master." Vaco Los Angeles launched in 2006 and has been in the top 10 in the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles list for the last five years, with three number one placements, and #15 of 100 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Vaco Los Angeles has also received Gold Stevie Awards for Best Employer and Fastest-growing Company as well as awards in several other categories from the American Business Awards. Vaco Los Angeles is part of a nationwide network of Vaco companies that has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for the past seven consecutive years. Further information on Vaco Los Angeles can be found at www.vaco.com/los-angeles.
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