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Gecko Hospitality - OK and NM

Public Hospitality Restaurant Hotel - Resort 8 Active Jobs

Scott Lacy is currently the Franchise Partner in Oklahoma, New Mexico, Utah and West Virginia. He brings 22 years of experience to the Hospitality Industry. Scott started at age 18 working as a chef for a small restaurant in North Carolina and first management job was with Rucker Johns in Emerald Isle and Wilmington, NC. Scott began a 16-year career with Ryan's Family Steakhouse in 1995 and met many great people along the way. When Ryan's was acquired by Buffet's Inc. in 2007 Scott was promoted to Area Director, he worked in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri for 4 years overseeing 9 stores.

Scott believes that the foundation of the Hospitality Industry is built on great relationships through honesty, trust and integrity. His successful career was built on hiring and developing talented managers and employees. As a lifelong operator Scott knows first-hand the daily challenges that restaurant manager’s face, the tremendous effort it takes to be a great manager and the importance of balancing work and personal life. He also understands the many challenges that clients face in attracting talented candidates needed to grow a successful business. Scott spends all of his free time with his wife Peta and their 11 year old son Aidan. Scott enjoys watching college sports with his family and is a huge fan of the Duke Blue Devils.

About Gecko Hospitality

Since 2000, Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout the United States have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. The value that Gecko Hospitality provides to its Clientele is evident in the advanced networking and technology skills our professional recruiters possess in identifying qualified restaurant professionals.

Our national network consists of 37 regional offices that are driven to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. In addition, Gecko Hospitality offers the largest selection of hospitality jobs, restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, resort jobs and club management jobs online. Our specialized, hospitality-focused team covers all 50 states and Canada with over 80 Franchise Partners and recruiters. Gecko Hospitality was founded on providing the finest restaurant jobs nationwide to the highest performing candidates. More importantly, our Franchise Partners and recruiters began their careers in hospitality and there is no finer training ground for recruiting than real life experience.

At Gecko Hospitality, we are passionate about making sure that every member of our recruiting team is familiar with our philosophies. In the same way that we learn about people when developing relationships and friendships, we want our people to have a sense of Gecko Hospitality's values and insight into our company's "personality." With this insight comes a greater understanding of how values "fit" with Gecko Hospitality's values, why we do things the way we do as well as providing a basis for making decisions that are appropriate to those values. We all play a part in keeping these traditions and philosophies alive.

We want every member of our recruiting team to understand that we are only as good as how well we follow these philosophies on an everyday basis. Gecko Hospitality is all about achieving results by being motivated. This motivation to achieve results comes from within. No one can motivate us, nor can we motivate anyone else. As leaders, all that we can do is provide an environment where people motivate themselves to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Along with this philosophy, each team member possesses the following traits for which we are proud: honesty, integrity, desire, determination, listening skills, rapid learning, responding in a timely manner, effective communication skills, thoroughness, empathy, compassion, and most of all we want every team member to have a strong work ethic that motivates them to produce superior results both for our candidates and for our Clients.

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Scott Lacy, CPC

New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, West Virginia
Tel: 816 265-0430