Pinnacle Group CEO Nina Vaca Performs with Fellow Dallas Business Leaders at Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s C-Suite Christmas

Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca entertained the audience as the Master of Ceremonies at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s C-Suite Christmas event on December 11. Vaca was joined onstage at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center by many Dallas business leaders and executives in support of the DSO’s education and community engagement programs. Attendees were treated to a Christmas concert by the …

Nina Vaca on Meeting with Top Chilean Entrepreneurs at U.S. Embassy Events

As Pinnacle Group continues its global expansion, establishing its presence in developing markets, I recently traveled to Chile for the remarkable opportunity to speak at a series of leadership events hosted by the U.S. Embassy and Becarius for Impact. These meetups with Chilean entrepreneurs and thought leaders were part of the Embassy’s initiative to further cultivate the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. …

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8 will always hold a very special place in my heart since Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaimed it Nina Vaca Day last year. It was particularly special receiving the recognition on International Women’s Day moments before being named Woman of the Year by the magazine Solo Mujeres while surrounded by family in my mother’s hometown of Houston. Most importantly, the Nina …

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaims March 8 Nina Vaca Day

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaims March 8 Nina Vaca Day

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaimed March 8, 2018 Nina Vaca Day at the 11th annual Tribute to the Hispanic Woman, organized by the newspaper Sucesos and the magazine Solo Mujeres. The mayor surprised Nina Vaca, Founder, CEO & Chairman of Pinnacle Group, with the recognition before she was named Woman of the Year by the publications. Another 16 outstanding Latinas …

Reflecting on a record-setting year

Reflecting on a record-setting year

It’s always invigorating to reflect on the passing year and look forward towards the New Year!  This year in particular has truly left me in awe. There were so many special opportunities in 2017 that allowed me to grow and learn as an entrepreneur, an advocate, a mother, a philanthropist, and a triathlete. It was such a blessing to travel …

Cherishing loved ones during the holidays

Cherishing loved ones during the holidays

The holiday season is brimming over with satisfaction about the year that’s passed and hope for the new year that’s about to begin. The togetherness and joy brings so much peace and inspiration.  It gives us a reason to reflect on what matters most in our lives, and for me that means family. Not only my immediate family, but those …

Nina Vaca shares her story with Dallas ISD students in the P-TECH program

Nina Vaca shares her story with Dallas ISD students in the P-TECH program

Pinnacle Group CEO & Chairman Nina Vaca spoke with Dallas ISD students in the Pathway to Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) Program at Thomas Jefferson High School Dec. 15 in Dallas. Pinnacle Group is an industry partner in the program, which teaches students academic, technical, and workplace skills that employers seek. Upon completion of P-TECH, students also receive an …

Nina Vaca receives the Woman of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Nina Vaca receives the Woman of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Nina Vaca, Founder, CEO & Chairman of Pinnacle Group, was honored as a recipient of the Woman of Distinction Award by the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas at the Women of Distinction Luncheon Nov. 3 in Dallas. She was awarded alongside Sara Martineau, a remarkable philanthropist. Awards were also presented to education advocate Todd Williams, who received the Man Enough …

Lifting each other up at the Texas Conference for Women

Lifting each other up at the Texas Conference for Women

I can’t wait to participate in the Texas Conference for Women – the largest women’s conference in the state! Thousands of women will come together in Austin this week to swap ideas, join forces, and make lasting change across Texas and beyond. Seeing so many women invest in each other’s success is beyond inspiring. The conference fosters personal and professional …