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Nina Vaca

2017 Speaker

NINA VACA is founder, chairman, and CEO of Pinnacle Group, the largest Latina-owned workforce solutions provider in America.  Pinnacle Group has been ranked among the Inc 500/5000 fastest-growing companies in the country for the last decade.  In 2015 it was named fastest-growing women-owned/led company in the nation by the Women Presidents’ Organization.  Vaca also serves as a director of three Fortune 1000 companies with a combined market cap of $23 Billion: Kohl’s Corporation, Cinemark Holdings, and Comerica, Inc. In 2012, she was named chairman emeritus for Life of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and serves as chairman of its foundation.  In 2014 Vaca became a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and has traveled to five continents inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs globally. Vaca is a German Marshall Fellow, a British American Project Fellow, and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.  In 2016 she was inducted into the Minority Business Hall of Fame and Museum and recently she was honored as a Trailblazing Woman in Labor and Business by the National Women’s History Project. @ninavaca