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.
Confidential Private Club
Northeast U.S.

Savannah Lakes Village
McCormick, South Carolina

Maryland Club
Baltimore, Maryland

The Forest Club
Houston, Texas

Aberdeen Golf and Country Club
Boynton Beach, Florida

University Park Country Club
University Park, Florida

Vanderbilt Country Club
Naples, Florida

Sweetwater Country Club
Houston/Sugar Land, Texas
Virginia Chick
Virginia Beach/Norfolk, Virginia

Leewood Golf Club
Eastchester, New York

Confidential City Club
New York City Area

Peninsula Club
Greater Charlotte, North Carolina

Gibson Island Club
Gibson Island, Maryland

The Grove Club
Franklin, Tennessee

Executive Chef
Erie Club
Erie, Pennsylvania
(information coming soon)
Thanks for Stopping By Our Booth at CMAA 2020!

If you attended CMAA 2020, we hope you found it as productive and energizing as we did. We look forward to CMAA each year, and 2020’s conference certainly didn’t disappoint! GSI Executive Search was a proud conference exhibitor; our entire team actively engaged in many of the conference’s premier events, met with current and past clients and candidates, and forged new relationships.

It was our pleasure seeing so many of you at the conference. We look forward to CMAA 2021—and to serving your needs in 2020!
Introducing the Addison/Ethos/GSI Alliance of Companies

Today’s private clubs and hospitality organizations require expertise across an array of disciplines to remain viable and sustainable. You already know that GSI Executive Search provides the industry’s leading executive placement services; but did you know that our firm is part of a new and transformational alliance of companies that offers single-source access to all the vital services you need?

The Ethos Alliance of Companies brings together three premier firms in their respective fields – Addison Law, Ethos Club & Leisure and GSI Executive Search – with more than 200 years of combined club experience. The Alliance allows for leveraging collective experiences, capabilities and resources to provide your private club unprecedented, single-source access to legal advisory, operational consulting and executive search solutions on an integrated and cost-saving basis. 
Legal Advisory Services
Provided by Addison Law
  • Equity turnovers
  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Membership plans / bylaws
  • Licensing and permitting
  • Deal structures

Operational Consulting Services
Provided by Ethos Club & Leisure
  • Business and brand strategy
  • Operations
  • Repositioning / new capital
  • Development / sales
  • Redevelopment / sales

Executive Search Services
Provided by GSI Executive Search
  • Executive search
  • Human capital management
  • Post-hire consulting
  • HR compliance
  • Training / team building

To learn more about our services and our approach for your club,
contact Jay Salem at 214-533-5165 or email [email protected] .

Single-Source Executive Placement Expertise

For Spas, Assisted Living and HOA Community Association Sectors - Tap GSI’s Expertise

At GSI Executive Search, our search expertise extends across the private club and hospitality industry spectrum. You already know about our track record of success placing top professionals in private clubs and hospitality organizations throughout the U.S.—but did you know we also work with spas, assisted living communities and HOA community associations ?

GSI maintains longstanding and productive relationships with many of these entities—we welcome the opportunity to share our experience with you and discuss your requirements.

GSI principals primarily responsible in each area are:
Spa executive placements: 
Matthew Wooldridge [email protected]

HOA community association placements: 
Scott McNett [email protected]
Assisted living executive placements: 
Patrick Ferkany [email protected]

For more information about all of our search specialties, visit: www.gsiexecutivesearch.com
Search Specialties

If you are looking now or anticipate a future need to fill one of your key leadership positions, please contact GSI so we can provide a proposal, discuss our guarantee, and assist in consulting guidance.
  • General Manager/COO
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Community General Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Clubhouse Manager
  • Food & Beverage Director
  • Executive Chef
  • Director of Tennis
  • Director of Golf
  • Director of Membership & Marketing

GSI identifies top leaders to present for highly specialized requirements and time-sensitive placements. In addition to core executive placement services, additional services   include:
  • Post-Hire Consulting Services 
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Guiding the New Executive Leader
  • One-Year Formal Review of the GM/COO
  • Club and Board Consulting Services
  • One Vision One Voice
  • The Master Planning Process
  • Turning Trainers Into Great Teachers
  • Human Resources Consulting Services
Contact us  today and begin the journey to finding your next club leader!
Search Consultants
Scott McNett

 Ned Welc, CCM, CCE

Patrick Ferkany

Matthew Wooldridge
Management Team
Bob Jones
972-341-8133 Office

Jay Salem
972-341-8143 Office
214-533-5165 Cell
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.