Marshall-Alan Associates is a full-service executive search organization, established in 1982, dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the international hospitality industry. Our team possesses over one hundred years of combined professional experience and is uniquely qualified in every aspect of identifying, recruiting and placement of all hospitality positions from Presidents and Chief Executive Officers to Rooms Division staff.

Our searches are conducted in a highly confidential, efficient and timely manner in order to support and strengthen our clients’ organizational goals and their drive for growth and success.

Marshall-Alan works with clients, and conducts executive searches, throughout the United States and around the world in locations such as New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Washington D.C., Palm Springs, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Panama, London, Marrakech, Sydney, Paris, Hong Kong, the Caribbean and beyond.

At Marshall-Alan, we believe in personal service and in creating long-standing partnerships with our clients and candidates. We are proud to have clients who have been with us from our very beginning, and from some of the foremost luxury, lifestyle and boutique hospitality organizations in the world.

Our Team of Hospitality consultants is personally acquainted with key members of leading hotel, restaurant and gaming industry organizations and stay connected with thousands of individuals, providing a global candidate network of some of the most talented professionals in the industry.

Our hands-on approach allows us to connect the right clients with the right candidates.


At Marshall-Alan, we specialize in a variety of disciplines within the Luxury, Lifestyle, and Boutique Hospitality industries:



We conduct searches and place executives in all levels on behalf of luxury hospitality consortiums, independent hotel portfolios and collections, marketing and distributions companies.


Company Presidents
Managing Directors
Chief Executive Officers
Chief Operating Officers 
Chief Financial Officers 
Chief Technology Officers 
Chief Marketing Officers

Chief Revenue and Distribution Officers
Vice Presidents of Operations
Vice President of Sales
Vice President of Marketing
Senior Vice Presidents
Corporate Directors
Regional and Area Directors


We recruit executives for all positions in Operations, Sales, Public Relations, Food and Beverage, Construction, 
Development, Assets and Acquisition, Information Technology, Training, Culture and Engagement.


General Managers
Hotel Manager
Resident Managers
Rooms Division
Hotel Sales Directors and Managers
Hotel Catering Sales, Conference Services and Events
Business Development Directors
Marketing and Public Relations Directors and Managers
Social Media Directors
E-commerce Directors
Financial Controllers, Directors and Managers
Human Resources Directors and Managers
Training and Development Directors

Purchasing Directors
Catering Directors
Chefs – Executive Chef, Sous Chefs, Pastry Chefs
Food and Beverage Directors
IT Directors and Managers
Engineering Directors
Research and Development Directors
Security Directors
Housekeeping Directors
Directors of Vibe
Guest Relations Directors
Club Managers