Executive Search

Sourcing Executives takes a team of highly trained recruiters with the network and know how to find that needle in the haystack.

For over 30 years, our team of experts have helped many of the most successful hospitality and retail organizations build their senior leadership teams nationally, regionally and locally for a wide variety of needs. We know it is not enough to simply identify candidates with the right experience. Our goal is to deliver great leaders. We assess candidates based on past experiences, future potential and the cultural attributes most important to your organization. And, we do it discretely.

We know the market and have the insights. We go beyond networking with respected industry contacts to source great talent. As a result of our considerable experience, we can bring deep perspective on the competitive landscape, ideal backgrounds and sources of candidates, compensation requirements and relocation challenges.
Coupled with our team approach, this results in a search strategy that yields quicker, more positive outcomes.

We share your sense of urgency to get it done quickly, thoroughly and effectively. Consider retaining Patrice & Associates to fill your key senior positions. Also consider partnering with us to staff full locations or departments for a planned new opening, expansion, acquisition or rebuild.

Retained Search – Premier Executive Search

Your search for excellence starts and ends here.

Patrice & Associates’ Premier Program is our retained search division, focused on placing top executives in hospitality and related organizations.

We provide each client with a dedicated executive search team and exclusive partnership throughout the entire process. Our team employs a hands-on, collaborative approach to gain a deep understanding of your goals, strategic vision and unique needs. The insights uncovered through this approach enable our team to effectively identify, recruit and vet the right candidates.

Our comprehensive executive recruiting process includes:

  • Virtual meetings with your key leadership to better understand your values, strategic objectives and culture
  • Screening and interviewing individuals to identify a slate of top candidates
  • Virtual interviews with your top candidates
  • Extensive background and reference checks
  • Comprehensive presentation document that compares the specific attributes of your slate of candidates
  • Structured decision-making support that builds consensus among your stakeholders
  • Managing the offer and acceptance process

Some Common Positions We Fill:

Chief Executive Officer     Chief Operating Officer   Chief Financial Officer   Controller    Chief Technology Officer   VP Marketing   Vice President of Construction / Real Estate     Director  Human Resources    Regional Vice President     Vice President Talent Acquisition

It’s time to find a better way. It’s time for The Patrice Way.

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

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    Jillian always had my best interests in mind!

    It was a pleasure working with Jillian on finding my next career opportunity.   Once she reviewed my experience, and spoke with me regarding what I was looking for in my next workplace, she presented me opportunities catered to my preferences, and strong desire to join a team with great company culture. She delivered! Jillian proved to be a great advocate for my personal brand, and was always available with professional opinions and keen insights. She always had my best interests in mind, and made sure any opportunity presented would be positive for both employee and employer. Mahalo, Doug Pocius   Jillian always had my best interests in mind!
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    Jillian's hard work made this opportunity possible for me!

    Jillian did an excellent job assisting me on my job search. She was very professional, helpful and punctual. I am very thankful for her assistance and the timelessness of work that she has done to help me to start a new job and my career. I highly recommend Jillian Parker and Patrice & Associates recruitment firm for their outstanding service. I also want to thank Jillian for all her efforts and hard work to make this opportunity possible. Greatly appreciated !! Sincerely, Walter Wong Jillian's hard work made this opportunity possible for me!
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    Hospitality Recruitment agency – your friend

    Marcel was a wonderful help in this process. He reached out to me with impeccable timing on my side and guided me through what is usually an arduous task of looking and searching for the next step. Thanks to Marcel, I didn't have that anxiety that usually comes with looking for a new job. He provided me with all the help I needed and guided me along the way with advice about the company as well as how best to present myself. Never once did I feel pressured or uneasy. Marcel was truly helpful and I'm grateful for the opportunity to have worked with him. Mahalo, Samantha "I'm grateful for the opportunity to have worked with him."
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    Working with Jillian and Patrice & Associates Hospitality Recruitment was an amazing experience.  First of all, the work Jillian did on my resume before presenting me to the client was outstanding.  I really feel that it presented me in the best light for the client (and it worked because I got the job!).  I’ve worked with a lot of recruiting firms before and the level of service provided by Jillian was far and above the rest of the industry.  Jillian was always available to talk any time of the day and really made me feel like she wasn’t just concerned with placing a candidate - she also cared about my happiness and well-being throughout the process. Dennis Brown My recruiter cared about my happiness throughout the process.
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    “I want to thank Jillian Parker for reaching out to me with this amazing opportunity. I honestly think this was a perfect fit. I’ll be passing her info on to anyone who is looking for a management position. When Jillian reached out to me for a new manager position, it was like the window of opportunity flew open with hurricane force. I explained to her that I was being very picky about my next career move. She put me at ease, she put all the cards on the table, had immediate answers for my questions, and even did more research to help me make a decision. She knocked out any obstacles before the came and even gave me interview tips for every step. Her communication was impeccable and her guidance was even more so. Jillian made sure that I was taken care of monetarily by getting a nice increase with the transition. After two weeks at my new job I realize that this was a perfect fit and I owe it all to her. I want to thank her again for all that she’s done and I couldn’t be happier with my new career.” - Tanner Lahmers This was a perfect fit and I owe it all to Jillian in the Honolulu office!