Raleigh, NC, July 20, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- David R. Rhode, managing partner of VACO Raleigh (www.vaco.com), an executive placement and consulting firm specializing in the fields of accounting and finance, information technology, operations and executive search, has announced that Chris Walker has joined the firm as a financial recruiter. In this position, he focuses his activities on creating the best possible matches between clients and qualified candidates in the accounting and finance fields. With more than five years of recruiting experience in the Research Triangle Park market, Walker began his career in public accounting, where he spent six years working extensively in tax and estate planning specifically on the tax implications of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganization, multi-state tax planning, S corporations and LLC consulting.
Walker obtained his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. and volunteers his time at Duke Children’s Hospital in the Pediatric Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit as a Best Buddy. Originally from St. Petersburg, Fla., he resides in Durham, N.C. with his wife, Jennifer.
“Chris is a well respected individual in our industry and we gladly welcome him to our team,” said Rhode. “His five years of experience recruiting in this market combined with his six years of hands-on accounting experience will be a huge asset to our clients and candidates.”
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 www.vaco.com.
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