Vaco SF Team

Managing Director, Operations

Jessica Paddock

What brought you to Vaco? What drew your interest?
After I interviewed with Jim and met the team, I knew that I wanted to work for Vaco. Everyone is so supportive of each other’s growth here, and genuinely wants you to succeed at your position. I know that I can depend on each individual from our office to help make us very successful.

Why should anyone choose Vaco SF for Managed Services/Contingent Workforce?
Everyone should choose Vaco SF for Managed Services because we are very hands on with both the Client and our Consultants. We go the extra mile to ensure that both parties are well taken care of at all times.

What’s the toughest business decision that you’ve ever made at this point in your career?
The toughest decision that I have had to make was changing roles to come to Vaco. I was with my previous company for almost 10 years. I am a very loyal person, and it was hard to say goodbye, but I am very excited for this next chapter of my career.

What’s the best thing about working at Vaco?
The best thing about working at Vaco is that I get to use my creative side. I love building out new processes that make our office run smoothly, and I have the freedom and support to do that in this role.

Describe your work style.
I would say my work style is organized, efficient and collaborative. I love being busy and this industry definitely keeps you busy. With that, it helps to be organized so you can work more efficiently. I am always looking for ways to streamline our processes in order to create superior results by working closely with my teammates

Favorite quote:
I have several but here are two of my top favorites:
“Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life but will surely add life to your years.” Author Unknown
“Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful of your life.” – Mark Twain

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Beyond The Bio

Favorite Movie of all time:
Shawshank Redemption
What is one of your biggest pet peeves?
When people don’t have or show common courtesy - a simple hello or friendly wave can brighten up a person's day.
Top 3 CDs (or Artists) of all time:
No Fences - Garth Brooks, Everywhere - Tim McGraw, Pretty Woman Soundtrack
Favorite vacation spot:
Lake Tahoe or any kind of mountain environment with a lake.
If you were deserted on an island, who would you want to find on the other end?
My family and friends in a boat!
Name 3 items you must have if you were deserted on an island?
Water, Sunscreen and a sharp knife
What are some qualities you value in a person?
Honesty, Integrity, dependability, and good sense of humor are just a few qualities I value in a person.
What things do you find yourself doing that you said you'd never do?
Turn into my mother - but honestly, she is an amazing woman so I’m ok with it!
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