Vaco SF Team

Director of Enterprise Systems

Charlie Fithian

What brought you to Vaco? What drew your interest?

I’ve been in the IT industry for 15+ years concentrating on the infrastructure aspect of the business. I’ve always been in the minutia of the day to day functions, keeping the end users productive with minimal downtime. As my career progressed, I wanted to take all of my experience and industry knowledge, apply this on a much larger scale, being in a more forward thinking strategic role. Vaco is an innovative and progressive company that is growing every year. The company culture is amazing, the people are fantastic and I love going to work every day!

Why should anyone choose Vaco SF for Managed Services/Contingent Workforce?

We work with some of the greatest companies in the world – our company culture is extended beyond the office onto our employee’s company wide. We are forward thinking with aspirations to be the best and the brightest within the staffing world.

What’s the toughest business decision that you’ve ever made at this point in your career?

Nothing comes to mind!

What’s the best thing about working at Vaco?

The people, the culture and the vison of the company in a whole.

Describe your work style.

Passionate – Dedicated – Driven for success – I am big advocate on being a team player, using people’s unique skillset to get the job done with flying colors. I am always open to suggestion, take the time to listen to one another, see different perspectives and accept constructive criticism. I like to over communicate, keep everyone in the knowing, this way no one is caught flat footed.

Favorite quote:

“Saving the world, one computer at a time.”

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Beyond The Bio

Favorite Movie of all time:
So I Married an Axe Murderer
What is one of your biggest pet peeves?
Negativity, not having an open mind when solving problems.
Top 3 CDs (or Artists) of all time:
The Killers - Hot Fuss, Metallica - Ride the Lighting, Sublime - Sublime
Favorite vacation spot:
If you were deserted on an island, who would you want to find on the other end?
My best friend, my beautiful wife / partner in crime
Name 3 items you must have if you were deserted on an island?
iPhone filled with music, nice shirt for when your rescued (looks are important) & a Leatherman
What are some qualities you value in a person?
I value honesty, being personable, humble, realistic and respectful.
What things do you find yourself doing that you said you'd never do?
Getting manny’s and peddys – as I found out women like it when you take care of your hands and feet.
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