Joe is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and holds a MBA degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He served on active duty as a Lieutenant in the United States Army.
Joe’s industry experience includes eleven years of senior management in corporate food service and seven years as Director of Sales and Marketing for a hospitality technology company. He also owned and managed a fine dining restaurant and an off-premise catering company.
Joe assumed responsibility for the Manhattan office of Hospitality International in 1992 and became president in 1997. His broad range of hospitality industry experience, his years of recruiting on both a national and local level, and his many industry contacts, contribute to the firm’s ability to search in depth and effectively in all segments of the industry.
Joe is a spokesperson for the hospitality search industry. He has participated as a national conference panelist and speaker and has been a contributor of editorials to industry publications on the practice of recruiting.
Vice President Development
Ron is a graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Management. His experience in hotel general management, food/beverage, and sales with Sheraton and Hilton Hotels provided him with invaluable knowledge and contacts.
Ron made the decision to develop CaterMate, the first software program for catering and event management in the hospitality industry. This provided him an opportunity to meet the leaders in the field of food service at colleges and universities, United States military clubs, hotels, restaurants and caterers.
Ron sold CaterMate to the CBORD Group, Inc., a leading provider of food service software technology. After CaterMate was added to CBORD’s suite of software products, Ron managed the CaterMate division as it evolved into EventMaster and NetCatering. Ron expanded the utilization of event software into convention centers, hospitals, stadiums and supermarkets.
Throughout his career, Ron has met with decision makers in the hospitality field. He exhibited and presented at all major hotel, restaurant and catering trade shows.
Benefit is the unique value that a business provides to its clients and customers. It is why your customers want to do business with you. And why you will want to do business with Hospitality International.
Why Hospitality International?
What makes us the unique choice for your talent acquisition needs?
In today’s competitive business environment to secure top talent key elements must be present for successful placements. These components of our search process have become part of our fabric as professional recruiting consultants and therefore present in each and every assignment.
Hospitality International clients include International Foodservice Providers, Chain Restaurants, National Food Manufacturers, Investment Banking firms, as well as Fine Dining Restaurants and Four Star Hotels. The common link is the hospitality industry, and our ability to develop strong, successful relationships. Our commitment is to access the right talent to build and improve our clients' human capital. Hospitality International's recruitment areas include, but are not limited to, the following industry segments and specialties:Industry SegmentRepresentative SearchesRestaurants and CateringDirector of Finance – National Restaurant Chain
Director of Operations – National Restaurant Chain
Executive Chefs – Fine Dining
General Manager Fine Dining
Executive Chefs – Off Premise Catering
Director of Catering Sales
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Hotels, Resorts, and Conference CentersHotel General Manager – 4-Star Hotel
CEO – Hospitality Technology Company
International Resort General Manager
Director of Information Services – Resort Hotel
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Regional Director of Revenue Management
Numerous Hotel Departmental Management and Sales Positions
On-Site FoodserviceVice President Sales North America
Vice President Leisure Services
Regional Director of Human Resources
District Manager Business Dining
Regional Director of Information Systems
Vice President of Global Food Services
Executive Dining Chef
Various Regional Sales Positions for Healthcare, Business and Campus Dining
Various Foodservice Director Positions for Healthcare, Business and Campus Dining
Foodservice Manufacturing and DistributionResearch Chef Supervisor
Director of Sales
Product Marketing Manager