Troy Knight of Vaco Raleigh Named to Wake County Economic Development Steering Committee

Raleigh, NC, April 10, 2010 --( David R. Rhode, managing partner of Vaco Raleigh, LLC (, an executive placement and consulting firm, has announced that Troy Knight, managing director of the firm’s design and media division, will serve on the Wake County Economic Development Talent Recruitment Initiative Steering Committee. The committee will be exploring strategies to recruit talent to relocate into Wake County and the surrounding area. Knight’s role in the committee will be to assist with building strategies to accomplish this goal.

“We are very proud of Troy’s involvement with the WCED Committee and his continued work for the community,” said Rhode. “His talent and leadership will be a valuable asset for this group.”

- WCED’s Talent Recruitment Initiative aims to bring innovative and productive talent to the area workforce in an effort to grow existing companies and attract new business to the region.

- The group consists of human resource professionals and recruiting companies throughout the area.

- For more information regarding the Wake County Economic Development, visit

About Vaco Raleigh, LLC:
Vaco specializes in contract, special project and direct hire services in the fields of accounting and finance, information technology, eLearning and design, operations and executive search. The staff at Vaco Raleigh has more than 350 combined years of industry experience, with local knowledge and connections as well as access to geographically diverse resources through 26 Vaco offices nationwide. Vaco was selected as an Inc. 500 company in 2007, 2008 and 2009. 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 candidates’ 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 as one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Vaco Raleigh also received 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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