TALLAHASSEE/TAMPA, FLORIDA - GSI Executive Search, Inc and Club Specialists Intl. announced a strategic partnership on June 25, 2013 that brings together two industry leaders with over 100 years of Private Club experience. This new alliance will offer future clients a list of specialized services that will provide assistance and support to any situation a Club faces.

Both companies have distinguished themselves as leaders in their respective areas of expertise that include Executive Search, Operational Assessments, Membership Development and Retention, Strategic Planning, Governance, and Food and Beverage Solutions.

GSI-Executive Search, Inc. - - Was founded in 1996 by co-founders Dick Farrell and Charlie Hoare, CCM. Along with St. Louis based partner Scott McNett, GSI has successfully placed over 700 professionals within the private Club and Hospitality industries. The firm’s mission statement is to "Contribute to our client’s growth and stability and to foster the career goals of our candidates. We will always conduct our business with a high degree of integrity and ethics."

ClubSpecialists Intl. (CSI) - - Was founded in 2007 by two Club industry veterans Jim Riscigno and Kevin Stark who have over 50 years of combined hands on Club experience and have compiled and impressive list of clients throughout the country. The firm’s mission statement of "Discovering Opportunities and Providing Solutions" has provided their 100+ clients with outstanding results and long-term solutions on the overall governance, strategic planning, revenue growth, and day to day operation of their Clubs. CSI has been consistently listed as one of the “Recommended Consultants” by Golf Inc.

This new alliance will enable us to offer comprehensive integrated services that align with our clients' needs and objectives while providing each client the depth of our combined experience which in every case will produce specific measureable solutions in the most efficient manner.