Vector Talent Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Hector Velez joins Vector Talent CEO Marc Berman to build staffing powerhouse

TYSONS, VA– Vector Talent Resources, an award-winning staffing solutions provider serving the Washington, D.C. area, announced today the appointment of Hector Velez as Chief Operating Officer.

Established in 2007, Vector Talent Resources has evolved from decades of collaborating with business leaders to attract, acquire, and retain top talent to become a leading provider for federal agencies, government contractors, commercial businesses, associations and non-profits nationwide. Vector’s innovative experts are equipped with deeper knowledge in recruiting and staffing support for corporate, management and human resources positions, as well as expanded offerings that include writing, editorial, graphic and communications professionals.

Hector Velez joins with over 20 years as a recognized thought leader in the field of human capital, with extensive experience in the functional areas of executive search, recruiting, technology, consulting, management, business development, sales and branding. Before joining Vector Talent Resources, Velez spent his early career at GE, Accenture and KPMG, and most recently served as EVP of Strategic Business Development at HireStrategy, a company he co-founded and helped to grow to be the top-ranked staffing firm in the mid-Atlantic region.

“We are thrilled to welcome Hector, and know that his strategic leadership skills and track record of success in creating transformational operational and financial results over his distinguished career in the staffing industry make him an excellent executive to lead Vector Talent,” said Marc Berman, President & CEO. “Hector has tremendous energy and passion to capitalize on the opportunities that lie ahead as we build upon Vector Talent’s strong foundation to scale and grow into the future.”

During his tenure in the recruitment industry, Velez has served clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to high growth start-ups across a broad spectrum of industries.
“I am honored and excited to join Vector Talent’s leadership team. I look forward to working with every one of our employees to further an entrepreneurial culture across all of our service dimensions and help drive operational excellence and growth,” commented Velez.

Hector serves on the boards of The HR Leadership Forum, Bloomforth Corporation, Marymount University’s Reston Center and the Institute for Excellence in Sales. He is also Chairman of the Board of The SkillSource Group, and serves on the Northern Virginia Workforce Development Board, a team of private and public sector partners who share a common goal of promoting the economic prosperity and long-term growth of Northern Virginia.

Vector Talent Resources is an award-winning provider of high-quality professional talent for contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement with federal agencies, government contractors, commercial businesses, associations and non-profits nationwide. Headquartered in the heart of the Washington, D.C. region, Vector has been recognized for excellence with numerous industry and business awards including the Washington Business Journal’s 2015 Best Places to Work, SmartCEO 100 SmartRun Companies, 2016 SmartCEO Future 50 Awards, the American Staffing Association (ASA) VOICE and Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) Diversity Staffing. For more information, please visit or follow Vector on LinkedIn or Twitter.