J. Mark Black Joins GSI Executive Search as Associate
Renowned Superintendent and Golf Course Consultant to Provide Specialized Placement Services for Clients Nationwide

GSI Executive Search is pleased to announce the appointment of J. Mark Black as Associate.

As a GCSAA Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS) with over 40 years in the golf course and landscape management industry, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and hands-on expertise to his role as a GSI Executive Search associate specializing in golf course superintendent searches.

In this role, Mark will identify and place exceptional Golf Course Superintendents at private clubs throughout the U.S. Based in Florida, Mark is recognized by industry peers for his ability to locate and organize highly motivated, trained and self-directed teams to provide consistent playing conditions and superior landscape maintenance.

Finding top Superintendents that match with a club’s unique needs is one of the most important hiring decisions any club will make,” said Bob Jones, President of GSI Executive Search. “Mark is one of the nation’s most renowned and respected Golf Course Superintendents. His expertise, combined with his broad network of contacts and executive search experience, will deliver top candidates for our clients that stand the test of time. With his appointment, we continue to expand our team of professionals with deep experience and relationships throughout the private club and hospitality marketplace.”

"GSI Executive Search is a proven leader in the private club executive search industry—I look forward to joining this successful and growing firm and building its leadership in Golf Course Superintendent placements,” said Mark.

Mark can be reached at 239-250-6296 or by email at mark@gsiexecutivesearch.com.
Current Searches
At GSI Executive Search, we’re always adding new searches for our ever-expanding roster of private club clients. Please see below for the full list.
The Springs
Rancho Mirage, California

Boar’s Head Resort
Charlottesville, Virginia

Hand Construction
Shreveport, Louisiana

The Grove Club
College Grove, Tennessee

The Oaks Club
Osprey, Florida

Exmoor Country Club
Highland Park, Illinois

Long Cove on Cedar Creek Lake
Malakoff, Texas
Long Cove on Cedar Creek Lake
Malakoff, Texas

Kelly Greens Golf & Country Club
Fort Meyers, Florida

Riverside Golf Club
North Riverside, Illinois

Venice Golf & Country Club
Venice, Florida

Forest Highlands Golf Club
Flagstaff, Arizona

Leewood Golf Club
Eastchester, New York
Search Consultants
Scott McNett

Ned Welc, CCM, CCE

Patrick Ferkany

Terry Anglin, CCM, CCE, ECM

Andrew Minnelli, USPTA, PTR

Manny Gugliuzza, CCM, CCE

J. Mark Black, CGCS
Management Team
Bob Jones
972-341-8133 Office

Jay Salem
972-341-8143 Office
214-533-5165 Cell
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About GSI Executive Search:  

GSI Executive Search, an Ethos Club & Leisure Alliance company, is a full-service executive search firm serving the private club and hospitality industries throughout the U.S. The firm's hands-on, thorough, and results-oriented approach has led to successful placements for over 20 years with more than 500 client clubs/organizations and over 900 search assignments.