At JDRQUEST we partner with our client to build the best team. Our market knowledge and insider’s perspective coupled with an innate, intuitive understanding of each company’s needs and culture enables us to place executives with the ideal background, attitude and approach in the most timely and effective manner. It is an ability that can be gained only from practice and experience. Always accessible, we provide continued support beyond placement to guarantee long-term success.


  • Recognized as a specialist in the hospitality and higher education industries, delivering high quality consultative executive search services.
  • Founder and President Josh Reich is personally involved in each search.
  • In-depth knowledge of the market and strong relationships in the field.
  • Track record for delivering candidates who possess relevant skills and outstanding potential
  • Strong commitment to diversity and active participation in diversity organizations.
  • Longstanding client relationships as evidenced with a 95%+ repeat business rate; comprehensive references from relevant industry leaders with recent experience partnering with JDRQUEST
  • JDR process ensures presentation of qualified candidates quickly and efficiently.
  • Our comprehensive assessment of prospective candidates offers a thorough insight into how he/she will lead.
  • JDRQUEST accepts only a limited number of assignments at any given time to assure that all clients receive our full attention.

Our Guarantee

We are confident that our end-to-end service will find you the perfect placement – so we offer a competitive guarantee on all searches. Our business depends on your satisfaction, so we only succeed when you do.


We specialize in placing senior level positions in hospitality and higher education. With colleges and universities becoming more like hospitality centers in terms of design, services including culinary and operational segments, and amenities, there are increasing commonalities in the hiring requirements and desired candidate profiles — JDRQUEST is uniquely positioned to explore these synergies.

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Work with higher education and search committees »