We do more than just place the right people.

Our 360-degree approach enables us to select the highest-quality candidate in the first round, and secure them for the long term. Our search services are collaborative in nature and designed to assist our client in defining the position, providing market information on salaries and more. From that point, we identify, select, and recruit top talent through a comprehensive search process. Confidentiality and integrity govern our every interaction.

Our Services

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.

JDRQUEST Difference

Our long standing client relationships are evidenced with a 95% repeat business rate. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion always ensuring that we present a mix of top talent with varied ethnic and gender diversity as well as educational and professional backgrounds, perspectives, thoughts and ideas.

A Limited Number of Searches

We only accept a limited number of assignments at any given time to ensure that all clients receive customized service and our full attention. Founder and president, Josh Reich is the lead on every search. Our process ensures presentation of qualified candidates quickly and efficiently.

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.

Higher Education

We partner with the most distinguished public and private universities and liberal arts colleges, placing top diverse talent in senior leadership positions.
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We specialize in placing general managers, directors, assistant directors, divisional/ regional vice-presidents, and above for leading hotels and hospitality companies around the world.
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JDRQuest & Co Helps to Build a Team of Top Diverse Talent

Over the past five years, JDRQUEST&CO has placed diverse hospitality talent in senior leadership roles at several universities. Recent hires at Princeton University include:  Edward Wang, Director of Operations and Project Management With 20 years experience in senior and client leadership roles in hospitality, finance, educational and senior living markets, Edward brings his creative skills […]
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Williams College appoints new Director of Dining Services

After an extensive national search, JDRQUEST&CO has placed Temesgen Araya as Williams College's next Director of Dining Services. Temesgen previously served as the General Manager of Dining Services for NBC at 30 Rock and additional locations. His more than fifteen-year career in the hospitality industry is defined by his rapid rise through a number of […]
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Stony Brook Appoints Executive Director FSA

After a comprehensive national search by JDRQUEST & CO., Van Sullivan, Director of Retail Services and Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, has been appointed Executive Director for the Faculty Student Association (FSA) effective December 3rd, 2018. In his new role, Van will serve as the Chief Operating Officer of our auxiliary […]
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