Veteran industry expert joins global professional services firm to help drive revenue growth, bolster leadership team
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – OCT 30, 2023 – Vaco Holdings, a leading provider of consulting services, managed services and talent solutions, proudly announces the appointment of Steve Kass as Chief Revenue Officer. As CRO, Steve will spearhead revenue-focused strategies, bringing his extensive experience in business and digital transformation to empower Vaco’s journey of continued growth.
With nearly three decades driving business transformation for talent solutions and consulting businesses, Steve Kass is a seasoned executive, using his industry expertise to lead companies to incremental revenue and profitability growth. Starting his career in sales and recruiting for an S&P 500 global firm, Steve progressed into regional and global leadership roles, pioneering enterprise business development and digital innovation. Since 2022, Steve has been working in offshore delivery of data analytics and data architecture, specializing in the financial services industry.
“Steve’s appointment as Chief Revenue Officer symbolizes Vaco’s continued evolution. His history of success, industry expertise and strategic vision will all be instrumental in our continued commitment to solving complex business challenges in partnership with our clients. We look forward to his contributions in our future growth plans,” said Vaco Holdings CEO and Co-Founder, Brian Waller. “Steve embodies the spirit and the culture of Vaco, and we look forward to the transformative impact he will have on our organization.”
Steve’s expertise and experience will play a vital role in the continued development of Vaco Holdings’ go-to-market strategy and mix of solutions based on the evolving needs of clients. His focus on cross-enterprise collaboration will drive the company’s unified vision and growth goals.
“My initial interactions with the team at Vaco revealed a remarkable synergy—a genuine connection with the team and a collective commitment to staying at the forefront of our industry. For 20 years, Vaco’s growth has meaningfully outpaced its competitors. Their thoughtful development plans and proactive approach to redefining consulting and talent solutions set them apart in the market,” said Steve. “Vaco’s strategic vision, especially in enterprise sales and technology, aligns with my passion for driving businesses to the next level. The opportunity to play a significant role in propelling Vaco towards new heights is a thrilling prospect. I’m eager to leverage my experiences to enhance their strengths in talent solutions, consulting and managed services.”
A key component to Steve’s successful approach has been to encourage a service mindset, ensuring cooperation and engagement with other leaders across the organization. His ability to foster collaboration, influence positive change and operationalize strategies will be a natural fit for Vaco Holdings and instrumental in maximizing client potential across all service offerings.
About Vaco Holdings
Vaco Holdings is a leading provider of consulting services, managed services and talent solutions. As a global professional services firm, Vaco Holdings is dedicated to supporting and transforming organizations in the core areas of accounting, finance, technology and digital.
With a team of over 10,000, operating in more than 100 countries, we provide business-critical services to a diverse and demanding client base through a distinct portfolio of brands: Vaco specializes in talent solutions, managed services and executive search; MorganFranklin Consulting specializes in finance, technology and business services; Pivot Point Consulting is a Best in KLAS healthcare IT consulting leader; Focus Search Partners specializes in retained and interim executive search services; and BUILT specializes in digital services focused on 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 named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Remote Work in 2023. For more information, visit vaco.com.