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Nation’s Leading Talent Acquisition Firm Serving the Hospitality Industry Celebrates Outstanding Growth and Successes Among its Team of Franchisees and Regional Developers
DUNKIRK, Md. – Patrice & Associates, the nation’s leading talent acquisition firm that specializes in the hospitality industry, celebrated system-wide growth and several franchisees and regional developers at the company’s annual franchise convention held earlier this month at the Double Tree Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.
Themed “Breakthrough to Excellence,” the convention included educational and breakout sessions on a variety of topics pertaining to client management and operations, as well as roundtable sessions and a client panel discussion with executives from Panera, Pret A Manger and Glory Days.
“It was an awe-inspiring feeling to witness our sessions packed with franchisees and regional developers alike, all focused on one goal – moving the needle. Everyone left the conference motivated with best practices and game-changing strategies, equipped to take action,” said Patrice Rice, founder and CEO of Patrice & Associates. “The outlook for Patrice & Associates is nothing but bright, and we couldn’t thank our franchisees, regional developers and corporate support team enough for their hard work and dedication to our brand. They’re an amazing group and we can’t wait to see them take their businesses to new heights.”
Patrice & Associates has been serving the hospitality industry for nearly 30 years, and currently has more than 100 offices throughout North America. The company is widely considered the gold standard in hospitality recruiting with an impressive list of more than 500 national clients in the restaurant and hotel industries including Buffalo Wild Wings, Panera, Arby’s and HMSHost.
Top achievers recognized at the Patrice & Associates awards dinner include:
Franchisee of the Year – Corina Mack
Regional Developer of the Year – Mercedes Concepcion-Gray & Jay Gray
Diamond Club – Corina Mack, Frank Rondeau & Ian Dietrich, Scott Jacobson, Mercedes Concepcion-Gray & Jay Gray, Ty Clifton and Scott Lowry
Platinum Club – Norma Tyree, Matt & Aida Lopez, Helen Nourai, Gary & Paula Bernard and Gary Tietz
President’s Club – Liz Costa, Sharri Romero, George & Sue Wooten, Dan Harris, Mike Cinamon, Van Wilhite, Karl Busch and Michael Selleh
Gold Client – Mike Cinamon, Corina Mack, Helen Nourai and Frank Rondeau & Ian Dietrich
Highest Placement Fees Over $10,000 – Mercedes Concepcion-Gray & Jay Gray, Helen Nourai, Michael Selleh, Norma Tyree, Tom Schmitt, Frank Rondeau & Ian Dietrich, Dan Harris, Ken Welch and Matt & Aida Lopez
Highest Average Placement Fee – Norma Tyree and Michael Selleh
Business Development Excellence Award – Vicki Marshall, Jase Doane, Scott Lowry and Ty Clifton
Excellence in Marketing Award – Frank Rondeau & Ian Dietrich, Joanne Gimelli and Corina Mack
Account Manager Award – Corina Mack and Mike Cinamon
Brand Ambassador Award – Vicki Marshall and George & Sue Wooten
Leadership Award – Michelle Shriver and Helen Nourai
Business Vision Award – Marcus Williams, Mark Rubick, Ty Clifton, Arnetra Shettleworth
Turning the Tide Award – Vann Wilhite, Monica & Brent Troxel, Matt & Aida Lopez, Mike Thompson and Ken & Celene Schreifels
Fast Start Award – Margo Kornfield and Amanda Hebert
About Patrice & Associates
As the premier hospitality talent acquisition firm in the United States since 1989, Patrice & Associates helps thousands of managerial candidates every year find rewarding jobs in the restaurant and hospitality industry. The company, founded by Patrice Rice, has exclusive recruiting partnerships with some the nation’s largest restaurant chains and hotels to ensure those hospitality venues recruit the top managers in their industry. Currently, there are 100 franchise units throughout North America and more than 250 recruiters. Patrice & Associates is currently on track to open 350 new franchise offices by 2022. For more information on Patrice & Associates, visit www.patriceandassociates.com.