Vaco SF Team

Operations Manager

Iain Pirie

What brought you to Vaco? What drew your interest?
The dynamic nature of the industry. Making fast paced decisions that have impact on your teams.

Why should anyone choose Vaco SF for Managed Services/Contingent Workforce?
The people. I have worked with some of the most intelligent and interesting people since starting with Vaco. We hire an exceptional caliber, and strive to bring the best out of each agent.

What’s the toughest business decision that you’ve ever made at this point in your career?
I have been in five careers in my life. Each time the decision to transition to something else has been a fairly easy one to make. The hardest though was picking up my life and moving from Los Angeles to the Bay Area.

What’s the best thing about working at Vaco?
The sense of community and hospitality.

Describe your work style.
Lead by example and trust in your agents to do the job they were hired to do.

Favorite quote:
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss

Beyond The Bio

Favorite Movie of all time:
What is one of your biggest pet peeves?
People chewing gum
Top 3 CDs (or Artists) of all time:
Counting Crows, Huey Lewis and the News, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
If you were deserted on an island, who would you want to find on the other end?
Bear Grylls
Name 3 items you must have if you were deserted on an island?
Flint, Rope, Knife
What are some qualities you value in a person?
Honesty, Integrity, drive, a sense of perspective and humor
What things do you find yourself doing that you said you'd never do?
Working 9-5
Word that best describes you:
We have worked with thousands of clients across a diverse set of industries.