Vaco SF Team

Strategic Advisor

Rob Riddle

What brought you to Vaco? What drew your interest?
I wanted to be a part of a smaller, growing company which offered me the chance to leverage the skills I’ve acquired in my career.

Why should anyone choose Vaco SF for Managed Services/Contingent Workforce?
VACO efficiently addresses a company’s resource issues from the first minute until the support is unnecessary.

What’s the toughest business decision that you’ve ever made at this point in your career?
For me it is always the decisions that I know will negatively impact people. They are tough in the sense that, together, I know we’ve failed to find a solution.

What’s the best thing about working at Vaco?
So far it is the can-do attitude and positive outlook I see in everyone. This was very critical to my decision to join as that situation is always necessary for innovation and creativity.

Describe your work style.
My work style is pretty intense when it comes to meeting expectations surrounding what we’re doing, but it is also with a desire to have fun doing it. That is to say, I want to be clear on what we’re doing and why, but I’d like for everyone to recognize how co-workers can help each other and keep the team strong. You’ll find I love to laugh a lot and joke (too much?) at work. I guess it’s also my way of getting through the challenges.

Favorite quote:
“There’s only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk. Which is water that’s lying about being milk.” – Ron Swanson

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Beyond The Bio

Favorite Movie of all time:
Casablanca or Blazing Saddles
What is one of your biggest pet peeves?
Wanton sloppiness
Top 3 CDs of all time:
Sgt Peppers - Dark Side of the Moon, Legend - Bob Marley
Favorite vacation spot:
almost any island in the Pacific - the simpler the better
If you were deserted on an island, who would you want to find on the other end?
a beach
Name 3 items you must have if you were deserted on an island?
Food, Water, Shelter
What are some qualities you value in a person?
Integrity, Loyalty, Dedication
What things do you find yourself doing that you said you'd never do?
Owning a minivan, criticizing most of my kids’ music, and paying to get my car’s oil changed
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