Security Specialists for Facility and Concession

Founded in 1967, we are a boutique firm with over 55 years of executive search experience. The retained recruitment service Bristol offers includes sourcing, screening, qualified candidate submissions, interview scheduling, and negotiating employment and compensation packages of selected finalists.

Bristol Associates’ Facility and Concession practice recruits within the Security segment of the industry. Our hospitality recruiters place top candidates in a variety of key security functions. We specialize in senior, executive, and management positions.

Simply put, placing top executives is what we do, and we know what makes a great leader. Below are just some of the qualities and skill sets in this discipline that we look for:

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with building staff, guests, clients, and vendors
  • Can maintain confidentiality
  • Ensures compliance, honesty, and integrity throughout the organization
  • Strong understanding of security operations, safety practices in a business environment, and enforcement procedures
  • Higher education in law or criminal justice

Are you looking to hire exceptional talent with the skills listed above? Submit an employer inquiry and one of our consultants will be in touch with you soon!

Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current openings.

Join the Many Facility and Concession Companies That Have Filled Their Roles with Bristol Associates

Our Satisfied Clients Love to Share Their Experiences Working with Bristol Associates

“Bristol Associates has been a pleasure to work with on several Executive Searches. Our consultant has been the ultimate professional with a strong sense of industry needs and trends. Not to mention finding my personal perfect fit at Team San Jose. I would highly recommend Bristol for your recruiting needs.”

Ewell Sterner

General Manager of Convention Center Operations, Team San Jose

“I’ve collaborated with Bristol Associates for many years now, and I continue to be impressed by their vast network of talented hospitality industry professionals. Bristol is a valuable resource that I covet and respect.”

Jay Kudla

Vice President of Human Resources, Ryan Sanders Sports Services

“Communicative, intuitive, considerate, precise and responsive. These are the first words that come to my mind on my interactions with Bristol. Over the years, the Bristol team has worked with me on several opportunities and have been honest in their approach with integrity always at the top of their mind. If you are seeking an opportunity and Bristol calls you, take it seriously.”

Jay Francis

General Manager of Convention Center Operations, Confidential Facilities Organization

Why Work with Bristol Associates?

Over 55 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


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

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

Network of Candidates

With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


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


Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

Partner with Bristol Associates

Our Successful Facility and Concession Security Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Vice President of Management Information System (MIS)

Our client is a world leader in the operation of recreational facilities including Conference and Meeting Centers, Marine Facilities, Hotels, Lodges, National and State Parks, Restaurants, and various Tourist Related Attractions. They are considered a premier provider of professional services, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality, and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world. The Vice President of MIS is responsible for strategically leading the IT functions of the $250mm business through infrastructure and technology solutions. Our placed candidate had prior experience as a Chief Information Officer (CIO), Vice President in a publicly traded travel, hospitality, and entertainment company.

Corporate Director of Information Technology (IT)

A Midwest based corporation that owns and operates recreational facilities and destination resorts was our client for this successful Corporate Director of Information Technology search. The company is privately held, well financed, and a long-term profitable enterprise. The corporate position is responsible for providing technology planning, strategy, and vision for the entire organization. Our placed candidate maintains and enforces company-wide security and compliance policies.

Deputy Director of Administration and Operations

We placed the Deputy Director of Administration and Operations for a city on the West coast. The position directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the Administration and Operations within the Convention, Sports, and Entertainment Department, providing contractual administration for the venues. They also have the responsibility of the daily management of the Convention Center, including facility maintenance, facility services, security, crowd control, sustainability, and safety, and the operations and property management of one other site. The position also provides complex administrative support to the Executive Director of the Department. Our placed candidate also became involved in the strategic planning effort for the city, as they contemplated additional venues and general development.

We Can Fill Your Security Roles in the Facility and Concession Industry

  • Corporate Director of Security
  • Corporate Director of Security and Surveillance
  • Corporate Director of Surveillance
  • Corporate Vice President of Security and Surveillance
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Data Security Analyst
  • Director of Security
  • Director of Surveillance
  • MIS Security
  • Security Manager
  • Senior Director of Security
  • Senior Director of Surveillance
  • Surveillance Engineer
  • Surveillance Manager
  • Vice President of Cyber Security
  • Vice President of Security
  • Vice President of Security and Surveillance
  • Vice President of Surveillance