Four Keys for Unlocking More Effective Team-building Events

As Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle Group, a leading workforce solutions firm serving clients globally, I’ve always believed in the power of team-building events and have invested significantly in them. In the early years of our company, we centered our team-building events around fun social activities, like bowling, go-kart racing, and escape rooms. But over the years, as more of …

McKinsey Hosts Inaugural Hispanic and Latino Economic Forum

Nina Vaca partnered with McKinsey and the Latino Corporate Directors Association at the inaugural Hispanic and Latino Economic Forum in Washington D.C. on September 19, 2019. McKinsey shared some eye-opening and important data and research with the attendees and Vaca spoke about her own experiences as a Latina entrepreneur. Vaca and others were able to share their unique insights which …

Nina Vaca Speaks At New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Exchange Luncheon

Nina Vaca was a featured speaker at the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Exchange Luncheon on September 17, 2019 at BNY Mellon in New York City. Guggenheim Partner’s Kate Kleyman facilitated a fireside chat with Vaca about many topics, including how minority-owned businesses can use their MBE status to their advantage. Vaca talked about …

My Favorite Way to Start the Day

Nina’s fitness routine and triathlon hobby are well-known, but many people wonder how she’s able to stay in such good shape while raising four kids and running a business. She wrote a Medium blog post detailing her morning routine on a normal day. It has inspired readers to wake up and get out the door for their morning exercise. Read …

The Power of Strong Follow Through

Nina has been the CEO of Pinnacle Group for more than two decades and in that time she has met thousands of people. One characteristic that she has noticed that sets people apart is their ability to follow through when asked to do something. In this Medium post she discusses the power of following through and shares some examples from …

How Treating Yourself Like a Corporate Athlete Drives Stronger Performance

If you’ve read any of my other posts here on Medium, you know I’m committed to triathlons, staying in shape while traveling, and the importance of having a hobby. For this piece I want to talk about exactly why all of that is so important for a CEO or any high-performing businessperson. A few years ago, I read a Harvard Business Review article about the …