Darren is dedicated to supporting Vaco’s efforts in expanding Nashville’s technology profile. If you asked his wife, outside the office he acts more like a brother than a dad to their two boys. Full throttle 24/7, no mercy.
Get to Know Darren
What is your role at Vaco, and what do you do?
My role is to try to keep people curious and hopeful. If nothing else, I want to inspire big picture thinking beyond career choices.
What’s the secret to a great interview?
I’d start with preparation, confidence, and self-awareness. And then remember not to take yourself too seriously.
What is the most rewarding part about working for a recruiting agency?
Building diverse and lasting relationships with people who in any other circumstance I would most likely never meet.
What’s the most important piece of professional/career advice you’ve ever received?
Be intentional about identifying and pursuing your purpose, and then seek out mentorship.
We know Vaco is your dream job, but if you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?
Sit behind the mic of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.
What is one thing you enjoyed learning since joining Vaco?
How much I value the collective energy and support that an authentic group of people can bring.