Vaco Raleigh Business Director to Serve on Junior Women’s Club Board

Business Development Director Jessica Whitaker to Serve One-Year Term.

Raleigh, NC, August 06, 2011 --( David R. Rhode, managing partner of Vaco Raleigh (, an executive placement and consulting firm, has announced that Jessica Whitaker, business development director, has been appointed to vice president of recruitment for the 2011-2012 term for the Junior Women’s Club, a service organization that focuses on developing leaders and serving the surrounding community. In her new position, Whitaker will be in charge of recruiting new members and encouraging their involvement by introducing them to other members, inviting them to functions and serving as their main information contact. Whitaker is an active member in many nonprofit, civic and professional organizations throughout the community such as the Triangle Society for Human Resource Management and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina.

“Jessica’s experience in business development and human resources will give her valuable knowledge in leading recruitment for the Junior Women’s Club board,” said Rhode. “In her role at Vaco, she works hard to make sure that the needs of our clients and potential clients are met and that they feel welcome. Her outgoing personality will make her a strong addition to the board.”

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- Active in the community, Whitaker is a Wish Granter for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina and a member of the Junior Woman’s Club of Raleigh, the Triangle Society for Human Resource Management, Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association and the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network.

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 human resources as well as 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 25 Vaco offices nationwide. Vaco was selected as an Inc. 500 company in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. 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 website at

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