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Jessica Mitsch Homes Joins Vaco’s Raleigh Office as Senior Director of Sales

Raleigh entrepreneur brings talent development expertise, enhancing Vaco’s strategic capabilities in the region.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – APRIL 22, 2024 Vaco, a global professional services firm specializing in consulting, talent solutions and managed services, announced today that Jessica Mitsch Homes has been named senior director of sales for Vaco’s Raleigh, North Carolina office. In her role, Mitsch Homes will focus on driving revenue growth in the fast-expanding Raleigh market, leveraging her unique expertise in consultative sales, client development and recruitment.

Jessica Mitsch Homes

“Jessica brings a strong leadership and talent development background to our growing Raleigh team,” said Josh Haymond, Vaco managing partner. “She is a master at cultivating long-term relationships, creating added value for clients and driving influence by staying ahead of the latest technology trends impacting the workforce. With her insight and entrepreneurial spirit, she will undoubtedly propel our team to greater success.”  

Prior to Vaco, Mitsch Homes served as the co-founder and chief executive officer of Momentum, a technology talent development firm where she raised $3 million in venture funding. As a pioneer in the coding bootcamp movement, Mitsch Homes created talent transformation courses for professionals looking to advance their careers. She also held leadership roles at The Iron Yard, a technology education company, and roles in talent and human resources at Red Hat, a publicly traded open-source technology company acquired by IBM.  

Mitsch Homes is the recipient of multiple awards, including Triangle Business Journal’s Women in Business (2021), Durham Magazine’s Influencers (2019), Cary Magazine’s Mover & Shakers (2019), Startup Grind’s Top Female Newcomer (2018) and Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 (2017). She is a frequent public speaker and has been featured on WRAL-TV and FOX Business News, in addition to engagements with the North Carolina Tech Association, Triangle Women in STEM and SXSW technology conference. Mitsch Homes is actively involved in the community as a board member of District C, a non-profit that prepares teens for future work challenges, and a founding member of Raleigh-Durham Startup Week. 

“On top of Vaco’s reputation for being an end-to-end talent solutions leader, I was drawn to the firm’s unwavering dedication to people and its commitment to providing the highest caliber match between company needs and candidate skills,” said Mitsch Homes. “I’m excited to join an entrepreneurial-minded team to continue the theme of my career – connecting great people with great businesses to accomplish incredible goals.” 

About Vaco 

The speed of change requires the talent of people. Vaco solves for both. With expertise in accounting and finance, IT and digital, and HR and operations, Vaco delivers critical talent solutions to clients by providing contract staffing, managed services, direct-hire staffing and executive search services. In addition to Vaco, the Vaco Holdings collective of brands includes MorganFranklin Consulting, a finance, technology and business advisory firm; Pivot Point Consulting, a Best in KLAS healthcare IT consulting leader; Focus Search Partners, a retained and interim executive search practice; and BUILT, a digital solutions company specializing in software, cloud, data and AI solutions. In addition to being named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies for the past 17 years, Vaco was also named to Forbes’ 2018-2023 lists of America’s Best Recruiting Firms as well as the 2017-2023 lists of Largest Staffing Firms Globally by Staffing Industry Analysts. Vaco annually ranks as one of the Best Staffing Firms to Work For. For more information, visit vaco.com.  


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Brittney Kowalski  

(603) 504-2024  




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