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For close to four decades the Wray Group has successfully provided executive search service, recruiting impressive leadership teams for many of the nation’s most successful restaurant, foodservice and hospitality companies. Our primary focus has always been and remains aligning candidates who have the appropriate blend of knowledge, skill, attitude, experience and commitment with our clients’ [...]
Viewpoint — October 2014 Leadership and Management – Not the Same by Bob Gershberg, Managing Partner/CEO Wray Executive Search Strong leadership without good management or conversely good management without strong leadership can be disastrous. It is important to note the distinction between the two and recognize the necessity of both in order to attain success [...]
Donald Mallo, VP Human Resources; Villa Enterprises
David Ulrich and his associates at Wray Executive Search have completed multiple searches for me at several of my companies. They have found me great people very quickly and I have been very pleased. In addition to finding me great candidates for the positions, I was looking for them to have acted as consultants in structuring the right position at the right compensation.
Cyrus DeVere, SPHR , Former Vice President, Panda Restaurant Group
The folks at Wray Executive Search have been a great business partners to us, have outstanding follow up skills, and a very thoughtful communication style. I enjoy my association with David Ulrich and appreciate his grounded professionalism…I certainly recommend Wray Executive Search to any business endeavor.
Ray Schoenbaum, CEO, Killer Concept Restaurants
We have had many dealings with the Wray Executive Search group during the past 20+ years. When I was Chairman of Shoney’s they conducted various successful senior level searches for us. They were instrumental in helping us become more inclusive.
Jon Luther, Chairman, Dunkin’ Brands
Bob Gershberg and his Wray Executive Search team get their arms around our specific needs and facilitate the presentation of top-notch talent in short order. From operations to marketing to franchise development, Bob Gershberg and the Wray Group have really done an outstanding job helping us build the industry’s best functional teams
Kerry Miller, VP People Development
Bob Gershberg and the Wray Group understand our company’s culture and source great executive talent to compliment our existing leadership team. They are well-networked in the Casual Dining Industry and work quickly and effectively to provide top-notch talent when we need outside executive search.
Dennis Clabby, Vice President of Purchasing, IPC/Subway
The Wray Group has been an invaluable strategic partner in sourcing the absolute best executive talent in the supply chain arena. From Chief Purchasing Officer level on down they get their arms around the skill sets, competencies and leadership qualities required along with an in depth perspective of our culture to facilitate results.
Cyrus DeVere, SPHR, Vice President, Panda Restaurant Group
Wray Executive Search has a treasure of experience and is an invaluable resource as a business partner. Bob Gershberg and his team are truth tellers and navigate the corporate landscape well. If you get a chance, partner with Bob Gershberg and the Wray team on your next Executive Search assignment!
Mary Bentley, Former President, Women's Foodservice Forum
Bob Gershberg and the Wray Executive Search team are dedicated and knowledgeable industry influencers who support their clients’ needs well. He and the entire Wray team are respected for their placement approach and their industry contacts. I would recommend the Wray Search team for any placement needs an organization might have to fill in the foodservice industry.
Bob Gershberg and the Wray Search team have continued to find innovative ways to provide solutions for their clients. I would recommend Wray Executive Search without reservation.
John Metz, Chairman RREMC, Hurricane Grill & Wings.
I have worked with Bob Gershberg and the Wray Search team on various searches across various disciplines. They were able to fill each of the searches quickly and with highly qualified people. For the restaurant industry, I think the group at Wray Executive Search is the absolute best!