Dallas, TX 75240, United States
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Awards & Recognition

Continuing the path of excellence

2012

  • Women’s Busi­ness Enter­prise of the Year – The Women’s Busi­ness Coun­cil, South­west (WBCS)

2011

2010

  • Supplier of the Year – The National Minority Development Supplier Council
  • MTBC Tech Titans, Community Hero Award Finalist – Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC)
  • Dallas Business Journal 40 Under Forty – Dallas Business Journal
  • #32 on Hispanic Business 500 – Hispanic Business Magazine

2009

  • Maura Women Helping Women Awards – Recipient
  • Top 100 Hispanic Entrepreneur Award – Poder Interprise
  • TechTitans, Emerging Company CEO – Dallas Business Journal
  • CIO 100 Award – Recipient
  • #2 in list of Largest Minority Owned Businesses in the Metroplex – Dallas Business Journal
  • #9 in list of Fastest Growing Staffing Firms – Staffing Industry Analysts
  • #17 in list of Largest IT Staffing Firms – Staffing Industry Analysts
  • #67 in list of Largest US Staffing Firms – Staffing Industry Analysts
  • Mother of the Year Award – Upcoming Dallas Can!
  • Supplier Diversity Gold Star Reception Award – Energy Future Holdings

2008

  • Elite Women Hispanic Business Magazine
  • Profiles in Leadership Award – Southern Methodist University, Annual Women’s Symposium
  • 13th in Inner City 100 Award for Excellence in Urban Business (Texas ) – Initiative for a Competitive Inner City & Inc. Magazine
  • Energy Future Holdings Pinnacle Technical Resources ink multimillion-dollar relationship – MBNTexas
  • Energy Future Holdings contract energizes Pinnacle Technical Resources – WEUSA Magzine
  • “Top Talent Equals Success” – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • “Dynamic Hispanic” – SI Magazine
  • “Building a Billion Dollar Business” – Your Texas Business Magazine
  • #5 in list Fastest Growing Women – Owned Business in the Metroplex – Dallas Business Journal
  • #51 in Hispanic Business 500 List
  • Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) – Inner City 100 Award for Excellence in Urban Business
  • DFW Top Entrepreneur’s Best of the Best – Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Empire Builder Award – Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Quality & Excellence Awards
  • National Director’s Pioneer Award of the Year – United States Dept. of Commerce MBDA
  • Women in Business Award – Dallas Business Journal
  • Minority Business Leader Award – Dallas Business Journal
  • #8 in Tech Titan Fast 50 list of fastest growing technology companies (5-year growth category) – Metroplex Technology Business Council

2007

  • #4 in list of fastest growing staffing companies – Staffing Industry Analyst
  • 15th Fastest Growing Woman-Owned Business in the nation – Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Latina Entrepreneur of the Year Nina Vaca – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • #34 ranking in Inc. 5000 Top Companies in Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington – Inc. Magazine
  • Ultimate Latina Leader Award – United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Appointed to the board of directors for the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Latinas of Excellence – Business and Entrepreneurship Award – Hispanic Magazine
  • “The Unstoppable Visionary” in The Women Leaders – Leading through Achievement – Latino Leaders
  • Listed in 101 The List (Nina Vaca CEO) – Latino Leaders
  • Chairperson of E Award for top minority-owned business in Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex – Dallas-Fort Worth Minority Business Council
  • 100 WBEs Impacting Diversity – Women’s Business Enterprise USA
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America – Inc. Magazine
  • “Inner City 100″- 5th fastest growing company located in the Inner City – Initiative for a Competitive Inner City & Inc. Magazine
  • “Growing Strong” – Entrepreneur Magazine
  • “Pinnacle of Success”– MBE
  • “Knowing How to Make it Happen” – MBNUSA
  • “USHCC Board member Elite CEO’s” – Dallas Business Journal
  • DFW’s Top Hispanic Owned Enterprises – The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GDHCC)
  • #8 in list of 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies – Dallas Business Journal
  • # 130 in list of Hispanic Business 500
  • “Making the Right Connections” – Fortune Magazine
  • “Entrepreneurship and starting a small Business” – Understanding Business
  • “Letting go to grow, Smart Leaders” – Smart Business Magazine
  • “All in the Family” ­­­­– Latino Future Magazine
  • Ecuadorian Executive of the Year – Ecuadorian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Miami
  • 1st ever Ultimate Latina Leader Award – USHCC & BMW
  • #94 in Dallas 100 list of fastest growing Dallas/Ft. Worth-area enterprises – SMU’s Cox School of Business

2006

  • #2 ranking in list of fastest growing private IT staffing companies – Staffing Industry Analyst
  • #4 ranking in list of fastest growing private staffing companies – Staffing Industry Analyst
  • #96 ranking on 2006 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies – Inc. Magazine
  • #13 ranking in Hispanic 100 list of fastest growing companies nationwide – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • #19 ranking in Inner City 100 list of fastest growing companies nationwide – Initiative for a Competitive Inner City & Inc. Magazine
  • #135 ranking in Hispanic Business 500 list of largest companies nationwide – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • Woman of Color Technology award – Nina Vaca, CEO – Career Communications Group Inc.
  • Top 50 Hispanics in Technology & Business – Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology Magazine
  • #4 ranking in Titan Fast 50 winners for five-year growth –Metroplex Technology Business Council
  • #14 ranking Deloitte Texas Technology Fast 50 list of fastest growing technology firms in Texas – Deloitte
  • #148 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 of fastest growing technology firms in North America – Deloitte
  • Outstanding Alumni Award – Texas State University San Marcos, Department of Communications
  • Regional Supplier of the Year – National Minority Supplier Development Council
  • “Changing the Face of Minority Business”; NMSDC Supplier of the Year – WE magazine
  • “Latina Leadership in the Boardroom” – Latina Style magazine
  • “7 Ways to Make a Million” – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine
  • Featured CEO – Dallas CEO Magazine inaugural issue
  • Named 1 of 20 “Elite Women of the Year” – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • Ernst & Young Spokesperson – Dallas Business Journal
  • USHCC Hispanic Business Woman of the Year – Women’s Enterprise
  • MCompany Award – awarded to two Metroplex business leaders for community contribution – Women Enterprise
  • #10 in Dallas 100 list of fastest growing Dallas/Ft. Worth-area enterprises – SMU’s Cox School of Business

2005

  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Technology & Communications – Southwest – Ernst & Young
  • #78 ranking in Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies – Inc. Magazine
  • #4 ranking in Dallas 100 list of fastest growing companies – Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, Southern Methodist University
  • #3 ranking in list of fastest growing staffing companies – Staffing Industry Analyst
  • One of the 25 Top Women Business Builders (Nina Vaca CEO) – Fast Company
  • #25 ranking in Hispanic 100 list of fastest growing companies nationwide – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • #71 ranking in Inner City 100 list of fastest growing companies nationwide – Initiative for a Competitive Inner City & Inc. Magazine
  • #160 ranking in Hispanic Business 500 list of largest companies nationwide – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • Top 50 Hispanics in Technology & Business – Hispanic Engineer & IT Magazine
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (InfoBusiness) – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • 40 Under 40 (Nina Vaca, CEO) – Dallas Business Journal
  • 50 Most Influential Minorities in Business – Minority Enterprise Advocate Magazine (June 2005)
  • Top 25 Women Business Builders – Fast Company Magazine (May 2005)
  • E Award as top minority-owned business in Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex – Dallas-Fort Worth Minority Business Council
  • Woman Business Enterprise of the Year – Women’s Business Council – Southwest
  • Woman of Excellence – Women’s Enterprise Texas Magazine

2004

  • #26 ranking in Dallas 100 list of fastest growing companies – Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship Southern Methodist University
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (InfoBusiness) – Hispanic Business Magazine
  • Hispanic Business Woman of the Year – US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Supplier of the Year (South Region) – National Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Business Star Award – Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
  • Northwood University Distinguished Woman – Northwood University
  • Minority Enterprise of the Year (South Region) – National Minority Supplier Development Council
  • #71 on Inner City 100 list of fastest growing enterprises nationwide – Harvard Business School and Inc. magazine

2003

  • Hispanic Business Woman of the Year – US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • E Award as top minority-owned business in Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex – Dallas-Fort Worth Minority Business Council
  • Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) of the Year – Women’s Business Council – Southwest
  • Anna Maria Arias Memorial Scholarship Winner – Latina Style Magazine
  • Hispanic Business of the Year – Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber. of Commerce
  • National Minority Supplier Diversity Council Scholarship Award winner – Kellogg School of Management

2002

  • Minority Business Enterprise of the Year – D/FW Minority Business Council
  • Dallas County Hispanic Emerging Leader Award – JPMorgan Chase
  • National Council Scholarship – The University of Texas – Women’s Business Enterprise
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