HVS Executive Search Appoints Matt Black as Vice President in North America

Matt Black has joined HVS Executive Search as Vice President, based in New York City under the leadership of Court Williams, CEO and Bill Conn, EVP Managing Director, HVS Executive Search.
New York, NY, June 15, 2023: Matt Black has joined HVS Executive Search as Vice President based in New York City. Matt has over 8 years of experience leading senior and executive-level searches, both internally and externally, for hospitality and restaurant brands. Prior to joining HVS Executive Search, Matt worked as an external search partner for many globally renowned, chef-driven restaurant groups, lifestyle hotels, real estate owners/operators, and food-tech brands. He also led the internal Talent Acquisition function for a fast-casual restaurant group backed by Bain Capital.

Matt’s wide-ranging client experience, paired with an understanding that each client’s unique characteristics require equally specific leadership across business functions, allows him to effectively partner with clients to identify, attract, and hire proven and impactful executive leaders. In his free time, Matt enjoys playing soccer, gallery and museum hopping, and exploring NYC’s ever-evolving restaurant landscape. Matt holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Court Williams, Chief Executive Officer, HVS Executive Search comments, "Matt's executive search experience and success in the hospitality industry over the years will add immediate value to our team as we continue to grow.  We are excited to have Matt on board in NYC." 

Bill Conn, Executive Vice President, Managing Director, HVS Executive Search shares, "We welcome Matt to the HVS Executive Search family! His experience in hospitality recruiting makes this an exceptional fit and I look forward to working with him."

HVS Executive Search

Over the years, HVS Executive Search has established its reputation as the premier human capital advisory services firm, specializing in senior-level executive search recruitment as well as organizational development strategies for the hospitality industry. With an expansive global network, HVS Executive Search possesses an unparalleled reach, having access to a vast pool of qualified profiles through its 476,000-strong contact database. Furthermore, HVS Executive Search Partners are recognized and revered as being industry mentors in their respective regions and have together executed over 4,000 high-level searches across the globe.

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