Rod Guinn
Managing Director, Founder

Stepping Stone Capital

“Ron and I worked together on a strategic analysis for the board of a restaurant chain, examining competitive positioning, strength of management, and brand opportunities. I was impressed with his thorough, thoughtful approach and the care he took to meet and exceed the expectations of the board.”

Bill Troff
Managing Director

Jermyn Street Capital Partners Inc.

“I have known Ron and team since Ron became involved in National Restaurant Hospitality Search many years ago. Over the years our firm has had Ron do searches for us with great success. Additionally, I have referred Ron to several of our clients who have had similar success. I do not hesitate referring Ron and team to anyone in need of hiring C – Level restaurant executives. We Ron @ National Restaurant Hospitality Search every time the need presents itself. I personally spent 25 years as a search consultant to the restaurant industry before I left that field in 2000. Ron is a man of impeccable integrity.”

“I have known and worked with Steve Hickey in different capacities for almost 30 years. I know Steve to be a very knowledgeable restaurant and hospitality executive who brings keen judgment and a wealth of experience to National Restaurant Search. I would happily recommend consideration of his services to my industry colleagues.”

John Dikos
SVP of Partnerships

MOD Pizza

“Ron spent time getting to know me over a few years at industry events, conferences, etc. It always surprised me how much he remembered when he would ask questions about what I wanted to do in the future. When Ron was retained by the MOD team to find someone to lead MOD Pizza’s partnering team, he called me. It was easy to take the call since we already knew each other. Long story short, Ron matched me up perfectly to not only a dream job but a profound shift in my career. I tell him every time I see him that that one phone call changed my life! Super grateful to you, Ron, for believing in me and connecting me with this incredible company.”

Marc Buehler
President & CEO

Kona Grill

“Ron is a GREAT recruiter. I have yet to have an issue with a candidate I have hired that Ron has brought to the table. He takes the time to understand the company and need— and then brings the right person to the table. I will continue to use Ron when the need arises.”

Paul Motenko

BJs Restaurants, Inc.

“Ron is knowledgeable, very professional, and truly understanding of our needs. He is persistent but not pushy and provides great access to qualified candidates. We could not have been happier with the process or results!”

Dave Shryock
General Partner

SB Partners, Private Equity Fund

“Ron Stockman has a very high level of integrity and professionalism and a thorough knowledge and understanding of the restaurant and franchising industry. I see highly suitable candidates and National Restaurant Search has become my firm of choice to source Managing Partners as we expand our portfolio.”