Joseph Radice joined Wray Executive Search as Vice President in early 2008 and leads the Manhattan office. Joe has over 20 successful years of search experience as principal of Hospitality International Executive Search. He brings a wealth of multi-disciplinary and industry experience to Wray Search. Joe’s background includes senior management roles with corporate food service and hotel technology firms and ownership of a fine-dining restaurant and catering company.
Joe stays current on developing trends in the restaurant, hotel and foodservice sectors. Because of this he understands the capabilities candidates must demonstrate to meet future challenges and excel in delivering to ever-changing consumer demands.
His many clients include top national and New York regional restaurant chains, major on-site dining, catering and hotel companies. With New York as a leading world center for travel and hospitality, Joe assists emerging restaurant brands, both national and international, in the recruitment of key talent for senior leadership roles.
Joe is a member of the Cornell Hotel Society, the Society for Hospitality Foodservice Management (SHFM), and the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) and has served on its Board of Directors. Joe has also served on the CUNY Career Path Advisory Board and provides strategic career counseling to college students preparing for roles in the hospitality industry.
Joe is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and holds an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has also served as an officer in the US Army.