Meet Our Team

John Shober

I am a native Marylander with 30 years of progressive hospitality industry experience as a property level executive at 4 and 5 diamond level facilities. I have always been responsible for recruiting, hiring and leading highly motivated individuals, including management level associates, for large casinos, luxury resorts, convention hotels and mixed-use complexes.

My Approach

I will work tirelessly & confidentially to match the best candidates with prospective employers. I understand great customer service, what it takes to get the job done in our industry, and the type of people who will perform at a high level. My passion is to ensure the long-term success of the people I work with, and for.

Meet the Team

Emily Lilly
Emily brings a decade of hospitality industry experience with widespread tenure in F&B management including fine dining, bar and grill, catering and kitchen management. I’ve been responsible for team development, training and operations. I have a clear understanding of the skill sets needed to succeed in this industry.

 

Megan Carper

With over 14 years’ experience in customer service, hospitality and retail management, I excel in communication and efficiency. Customer service is of great importance to me. I pride myself in having a keen ability to source and spot great talent. I am passionate about what I do – helping companies find proven professionals who excel in their areas of experience, while simultaneously helping candidates find their ideal position. It is a wonderful balance, and I enjoy developing strong relationships with both client and candidate.

What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

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    Hospitality Recruitment Can Work for You too!

    Emily was such a breath of fresh air. From the very first conversation we had till today, she has been so understanding, accommodating, and on top of everything. Emily originally found me, I'm not sure where, but for that I am so thankful. She knew exactly what the company was looking for and it made for a perfect fit. She referred me to the company and with in a day or two they had reached out to me. She did an amazing job keeping me updated as well staying on top of the company for communication. She gave me the best advise and provided me with all the information you can think of. Emily knows what's she's doing and is great representation for Patrice & Associates. Again, I can not thank Emily enough for the opportunity she's provided me! With out her I would not be where I am today. I am thrilled to be with this new company now and look forward to a long career with a great company! - Jasmine Lezama   Have a Hospitality Recruitment Specialist work for you for FREE Hospitality Recruitment Can Work for You too!
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    Job Coaches Help Reach YOUR Target!

    Emily was amazing from start to finish. From reaching out in the beginning and making clear my options to scheduling the interviews and making sure that I was equipped with all the information and confidence I needed to impress the interviewer. She was in constant contact and was true to her word when she said she was here for me throughout the process. Thank you all for your help. Brian Smith Job Coaches Help Reach YOUR Target!
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    Patrice & Associates Recruitment represents that "cream of the crop" Top Talent!

    Emily was amazing from start to finish.
    From reaching out in the beginning and making clear my options to scheduling the interviews and making sure that I was equipped with all the information and confidence I needed to impress the interviewer. She was in constant contact and was true to her word when she said she was here for me throughout the process.
    Thank you all for your help.
    Regards,
    Brian Smith
    Patrice & Associates Recruitment represents that "cream of the crop" Top Talent!
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    Patrice & Associates CARES!

    I first want to thank Emily Lilly and Patrice & Associates for helping me land the career changing opportunity I have been desiring in my fast food management career. I met Emily via my Indeed profile, she reached out to me with the career opportunity I have been looking for. As this was my first experience working with a job recruiter, it has exceeded my expectations. Emily was very attentive to the career desires I communicated with her and delivered. She also provided me with relevant, detailed information about the position and company. Emily communicated frequent with all parties involved and made every step of the process smooth and efficient. I would definitely use her services again and highly recommend the services of Patrice & Associates. DaVenna Brown "As this was my first experience working with a job recruiter, it has exceeded my expectations."
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    Image of AntoineI would like to thank Antoine. He was a big help with my job search. The compassion and determination he showed was outstanding. Whenever I contacted him, he was very prompt returning calls or emails.  He never stopped helping me, and I just would like to give a Big Thank You to Antoine Whims. - Shawnelle Owens   I just would like to give a Big Thank You to Antoine Whims