|By PR Newswire||
|October 15, 2012 10:02 AM EDT||
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaco Los Angeles, LLC, a leading consulting and search firm specializing in accounting, finance and IT professionals for both contract/consulting and direct-hire positions, today announced that Frances Moreno, Vaco managing partner, was named a CalCPA Women to Watch Award Finalist. The California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) Women to Watch Awards honor CPAs statewide who have demonstrated a high level of leadership within their profession, organizations and communities. Moreno was honored in the Experienced Leader category.
"The CalCPA Women to Watch Award is meaningful because advancement of women in accounting has always been important to me," said Moreno. "A key component of our success at Vaco has been our vision to help CPAs in tax, accounting and finance find meaningful work that meets both their professional and personal goals."
Moreno co-founded the Los Angeles practice and was delighted to be recognized as a leader in her industry. Moreno stated, "The accomplishments of the winners were tremendous and to be included with this prestigious list of women is a true honor."
Moreno over the past decade has become a trusted advisor in strategic hiring as she collaborates with clients through her firm on important expansion and project initiatives.
CalCPA is the nation's largest state accounting organization and the largest CPA association in California. It serves more than 40,000 members in public practice, private industry, education and government. Criteria for the Women to Watch Awards Experienced Leader category includes advancing to a high level of leadership within their organizations, authoring articles, making major contributions to the profession, performing community service, mentoring other professionals and improving the workplace.
"Vaco" is derived from a Latin word meaning "to free yourself from a master." Vaco Los Angeles LLC was founded in 2006 and has been named a Best Place to Work in Los Angeles for the last four years, and #15 of 100 Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Vaco is a leading consulting and placement firm specializing in the accounting, finance and technology sectors. Further information on Vaco can be found at www.vaco.com/los-angeles.
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SOURCE Vaco Los Angeles, LLC