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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.
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:
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.
Thank you, Michael Kunkle!Michael Kunkle does his job very well! He went above and beyond for me. He kept me informed every step of the way and went to bat for me when it came to salary negotiation! Michael is the reason I landed the job that I wanted to get.
~ Waleed T.Thank you, Michael Kunkle!
Thank you Michael Kunkle!My Name is Craig Johnson and I had the great pleasure of working with Mr. Michael Kunkle. Mr. Kunkle went above and beyond to make sure that I was prepared and setup for success. He brings a great deal of attention and knowledge and I am very thankful for him and all of his help. I would definitely use Mr. Kunkle again if need be and would highly recommend him to others. Thank you again for everything!!!
Craig JohnsonThank you Michael Kunkle!
I had the privilege of Mike Kunkle assisting in my search for a new career.He was excellent, professional and full of information, and very determined on carrying out his mission. Mike always started out our meetings by asking me how I was doing, how was the family, etc. Getting that personal touch made me believe and really feel that he cared about me and my family during this search. I would not trade my dealings with him for anyone else. Mike is very professional, courteous, and down to earth. Keeping me informed of specifics about myself that I would need to improve to enhance my job search. I really appreciate his touch and will definitely keep in contact with him to let him know that he has gained a friend for life.Sinerely,Walter PierceI had the privilege of Mike Kunkle assisting in my search for a new career.
Michael Kunkle helped me out so much!I will forever be grateful for him! He sent my resume out and had interviews set up for me the very next morning. I am so excited for this career move and I owe it to him! -Hailey Morton Michael Kunkle helped me out so much!