VACO Raleigh Ranked No. 12 on Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 List

Raleigh, NC, November 14, 2008 --( David R. Rhode, managing partner of VACO Raleigh (, an executive placement and consulting firm specializing in the fields of accounting and finance, information technology, operations and executive search, has announced that the firm has been ranked No. 12 on Triangle Business Journal’s 2008 Fast 50 Award ranking. This is the second consecutive year that the firm has made the list. Evaluated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, the award recognizes the fastest growing privately-held companies in the Triangle, as well as their contributions to the growth and success of the community. The firm was honored at an awards dinner and ceremony at the Raleigh Convention Center on Nov. 6.

“We are excited to receive the Fast 50 Award for the second consecutive year,” said Rhode. “This recognition is a reflection of our hard work and we hope to continue to grow as we serve this community. The partners of VACO would like to thank all of our clients and candidates for their trust, respect and working partnership that enabled this to happen.”

About VACO Raleigh, LLC:
VACO is an Inc. 500 firm specializing in contract, special project and direct hire services in the fields of accounting and finance, information technology, operations and executive search. The staff at VACO Raleigh has a combined 330 years of industry experience, with local knowledge and connections as well as access to geographically diverse resources through 21 VACO offices nationwide. Committed to hiring top performers from corporate life that now serve their profession instead of performing within it, VACO has a team of seasoned experts with the industry experience to understand their clients’ needs and candidate’s skills. This rare combination of experience and expertise allows VACO to make superior matches between employers and qualified candidates. Established in 2004, VACO Raleigh was named one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal in 2007. Most recently, VACO Raleigh was awarded the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s 2008 Pinnacle Award for Steady Growth and Profitability. For more information, please call (919) 719-6500 or visit the Web site at

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