Leslie Cobb-Hector has over 20 years of experience, specializing in delivering innovative solutions to CFO and CIO organizations.
In her role as Senior Vice President and Executive Partner at Vaco, she leads strategic growth initiatives in California for Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and San Diego and in Texas for Houston and Austin. Leslie oversees a diverse client base encompassing Fortune 500 enterprises, mid-market entities, private-equity firms and start-ups.
Leslie's professional journey began in the field of accounting, where she worked in public accounting before transitioning to industry, supporting businesses from a variety of sectors, including construction, manufacturing, healthcare and financial services. Armed with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Finance, she brings an incredible amount of knowledge, education and experience to her role.
Throughout her extensive tenure at Vaco, Leslie has showcased her strategic mindset and unyielding commitment to quality and efficiency. Whether integrating acquisitions, expanding offices or advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion across the enterprise, Leslie's impact resonates in her dedication to empowering and nurturing talent, especially focusing on promoting women leaders. She epitomizes a servant leader, emphasizing the importance of collaboration, accountability and innovative growth in the dynamic landscape of the talent solutions industry. In her eyes, Vaco is not just a workplace—it's a platform to effect meaningful change and transform people's lives through work.
Passionate about making a difference, Leslie has been serving on the Board of Directors for the Houston Habitat for Humanity for the last seven years, holding chair, vice chair, and secretary roles. Leslie is currently serving as vice chair on the Robin’s Landing Board of Directors. Robin’s Landing, a Houston Habitat for Humanity subsidiary, is a mixed income, master-planned community promoting affordable housing in Northeast Houston.
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