As a Volunteer State Native, Patrick utilizes his accounting & finance background to solve clients’ issues by providing the best consultants on an interim basis. He is a husband who enjoys playing a round of golf whenever he can, and he is a master of Karaoke.
Get to Know Patrick
What characteristics and disciplines do you need to be successful in your role at a staffing firm?
Having an entrepreneurial spirit and a high degree of self-motivation is key. It is like running your own small business; no one is looking over your shoulder telling you what to do every day.
What is your role at Vaco, and what do you do?
I’m a Director in our accounting and finance consulting group, helping provide strategic and interim resources to our clients.
Tell us more about your professional background. What led you to pursue a career at a recruitment company?
I come from an accounting and finance background in both private industry and in public accounting. My passion for working directly with clients every day is what led me to Vaco.
What do you think is unique about the culture at Vaco compared to other staffing agencies?
We are truly a family. Every day you get to come in and spend it with your best friends.
We know Vaco is your dream job, but if you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?
It would definitely be a professional golfer. Being outside on the course all day earning a living sounds like a dream to me.
What’s one cause or organization you are passionate about?
Junior Achievement which is volunteer-delivered K-12th grade programs fostering work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills.