Why Work With Us?

Over 50 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967.


We have unrivalled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. Look into our executive recruiting process.

Network of Candidates

With over 200,000 candidates in our database, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board i.e. casino and hospitality executive recruiters.



Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our all-star recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

Featured Clients and Candidates

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“I’ve found Bristol Associates to be incredibly helpful in working with COR strategically to identify how our organization needs to change as we grow. Bristol Associates has been adept at helping us find great employees in multiple sales channels and at multiple levels of the organization.”

Mike Forbes

VP Sales & Marketing, California Olive Ranch

“Bristol Associates was there with me every step of the way. Their personal touch and lightning fast response times made Bristol Associates stand out from some other firms whose approach felt much more like commodity trading than talent placement.”
Eric Pearson

President/CEO, Valley Forge Casino Resort

“We had a very hard-to-fill position and after an exhaustive search on our part, we could not find anyone.  I contacted Bristol Associates and within a few days we had three strong candidates and we were able to fill the position with a quality candidate.  I was impressed with the way our consultant understood our needs and could pinpoint people who exactly fit our needs.”
Judi Alley

Senior HR Business Partner, Professional Contract Services, Inc. (PCSI)

“Bristol Associates helped us to fill over ten positions in a very short amount of time when our company moved corporate offices to its new location. Our Consultant was able to identify strong candidates for even the most hard-to-fill positions. The firm’s customized approach, responsiveness, and extensive network in the field made them an invaluable partner.”
Peter Watson

Executive Director, Talent Acquisition, DineEquity, Inc. (IHOP & Applebee’s)

“The expertise, recommendations, and personal touch have been invaluable to our success in building a strong management team. If you have the opportunity to work with Bristol Associates, their dedication and high quality results will speak for themselves.”
Andrew Helmer

Vice President of Human Resources, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

“I am so appreciative that Bristol Associates was patient with us throughout the hiring process for a Director of Human Resources. Bristol Associates allowed many parties to have their voices heard and gave us an opportunity to see a variety of candidates. We clearly got the best one and were able to do so because of the firm’s prescreening and expert assistance.”
Sel Kardan

President & CEO, The Colburn School

“Bristol Associates has a great reputation in the industry. I was looking for a specific role in a specific geography. True to their word, they kept me on file and came up with the right fit. I liked the personal touch and the sense that they were looking out for the client and for me. They kept me in mind for a position for a long time, and then ensured the process was smooth on both ends.”
Matt Roob

Sr. VP of Financial Analysis - Candidate, Spectrum Gaming Group

From Our Blog & Twitter

New Hire Spotlight: Catia Pecoraro

Bristol Associates is very pleased to announce Catia Pecoraro as the newest addition to the firm’s experienced executive search team. Catia will be the Vice President of our Hospitality division, joining Sr. Vice President Kelly Nelson in managing searches for hotels and resorts; travel, tourism, and attractions; and facilities…

The Results Are In: 19th Annual Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey

We are excited to announce the results of our 19th Annual Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey in conjunction with Spectrum Gaming Group. We received over 1,800 responses in 2019, our highest response count to date. Thank you to all who participated and provided feedback. 

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