The GSI Executive Search Difference

What Clubs and Hospitality Organizations Appreciate About GSI:

  • Expertise and credibility: We know the territory, and we have a knack for bringing top talent and top clubs together.
  • Executive-level focus: Our principals are involved at every stage of the recruiting process.
  • Thoughtful communication: We design our client meetings to optimize communication  and ensure that recruiting progresses at a steady pace.
  • Quick responses with straightforward, executable advice.
  • Trust that underlies each client – partner relationship.
  • Delivery on our promises with no exceptions and backed by our guarantee.
  • A flexible fee schedule based upon a mutually agreed timeline.

What Candidates Appreciate About GSI:

  • Accountability: We keep candidates in the loop, return calls, give advice and counsel when asked, and really care about their careers.
  • Honesty and reliability: We do what we say we’ll do within the parameters of our timeline and process.
  • Professionalism: We place the right candidates in the right opportunities at the right time. We don’t arrange interviews that have a low probability of success.

What Separates GSI From Other Search Firms:

  • Focused attention: Our national team of five partners works collaboratively and shares best practices, insights and experience to deliver results that stick. Our focus stays on you and your requirement—always.
  • Club industry expertise: Private clubs are our niche and our passion. GSI partners possess deep club experience in all functions, and we maintain the broadest network of professional contacts and resources available.
  • Fresh approach – top-quality candidates: We approach each search as a new assignment, rather than rotating an established cast of candidates through multiple searches.
  • Efficiency: We adhere to strict timelines and keep clients updated throughout the process.
  • Your geography is our geography: GSI possesses unsurpassed local knowledge in the private club placement industry. Our team of search partners across the U.S. has lived and worked in their various geographies for an average of 25 years.
  • Adherence to process from start to finish: A strong process is a difference-maker in executive search. At GSI, we handle requirements of all sizes and scopes and utilize proven methods at all phases of each search.
  • People helping people: At GSI, we pride ourselves on being hands-on, responsive, accessible and resourceful in each client engagement.
  • Competitive fee structure: We are committed to building a relationship with you and your club and working within your budgetary parameters.
  • A manageable workload that ensures top service: As a GSI client, you can be assured your requirement stays at the top of our priority list from start to completion.
  • Guarantee on every placement: We provide follow-up after every search to ensure the success of the placement. Your placement is an investment—we want to ensure you are satisfied.
  • Proven results designed to help your club thrive: Over the last five years, the great majority of our GM placements are still working at their positions.
  • Highest degree of integrity, honesty and ethics: We do not recruit out our placements or other department heads from our client clubs.