Vaco Launches Business Agility Service Offering in Raleigh Market  

Vaco Launches Business Agility Service Offering in Raleigh Market  

Industry Agile Leaders Join Vaco Team

Raleigh, NC, March 26, 2019 – Vaco, a global talent & solutions firm, announces the expansion of their Raleigh practice and service offerings. Known in the Raleigh-Durham market as providers of high-quality technology talent and solutions, Vaco Raleigh will now offer strategic business agility consulting services. Vaco’s new agile service offering targets to transform and provide expert business solutions across multiple business sectors, including finance, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing and software development.

Joining the Vaco Raleigh team are preeminent Agile coaches in the Raleigh market, including Mary Thorn, James Grundner, Kim Andrikaitis and Bob Galen.

“We are in the business of identifying top talent,” said Sid Mitchener, Managing Partner of Vaco Raleigh, “Mary, Jim, Kim and Bob are widely acknowledged as the top Agile coaches in our region. Their careers have at times overlapped and each expressed an interest in joining forces to build a team focused on providing businesses with self-sustaining Agile solutions. We are thrilled to expand our practice to include this extraordinary group of gifted individuals and have been overwhelmed by the tremendous response from our clients.”

Collectively, these new members of the Vaco Raleigh team offer 50+ years’ experience implementing Agile practices, including management of more than 250 Scrum teams and companies ranging from 500 to 10,000 employees.

“Vaco exists to provide solutions for its clients,” said Renee Fisher, Executive Partner for Vaco. “The Raleigh team saw a need to better serve the market with expert solutions in Agile implementation. With a global reach and deep local relationships, Vaco was uniquely positioned to bring those resources together.”

In tandem with launching a business agility service offering, Vaco Raleigh will serve as the Platinum Sponsor of TriAgile, an annual conference in the greater Research Triangle designed to bridge professional from all disciplines and share Agile knowledge and experience.

About Vaco

Vaco provides boutique level service with global reach in the areas of executive search, consulting, permanent placement and strategic staffing. Vaco has become a premier talent & solutions firm by attracting, developing and retaining the strongest players in the industry for their entire careers, so they are available to serve clients, candidates and consultants for the duration of theirs. Since its founding in 2002, Vaco has grown to serve more than 40 markets across the globe, 800+ employees, 4,300 consultants and $500M in revenue. Vaco has been named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies for the past 12 years and was recently named to Forbes’ 2018 List of America’s Best Recruiting Firms. To learn more, visit


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