Hutchinson Consulting Announces New Leadership, Expands Services

Published By Hutchinson Consulting | Posted On Jan 2nd, 2018

Twenty-Five Year Hospitality Recruiting Veteran Bill Hutchinson to Retire

(St. Louis, MO / Sonoma, CA) January 4, 2018 – Hutchinson Consulting President Bill Hutchinson announced today that his nationally recognized hospitality recruiting firm, founded in 1993 by his late wife Lori Hutchinson, will be operating under new leadership. Hutchinson is retiring and handing over the reins of his company that specializes in hotel, spa and restaurant talent recruiting to partners Kristine Huffman, Carol Stratford, and Michael G. Tompkins. Combining the recruitment strength of Hutchinson with these respected consulting specialists will create an unprecedented powerhouse of expertise and integrity in the hospitality industry and allow Hutchinson Consulting to provide expanded services to clients worldwide.

“After 25 years of serving an industry I love, this is a bittersweet moment,” said Bill Hutchinson. “Michael Tompkins joined us in 2016 and has brought new levels of expertise to the business.  While I move on to new ventures, I know Lori’s vision is being realized and I am thrilled about the new partners and the teams ongoing growth of Hutchinson Consulting.”

Hutchinson Consulting will continue its primary focus on hospitality, wellness and spa recruiting managed by Tompkins.  Additional recruitment services will include pre-employment testing, resume writing and executive coaching.  Additionally, the firm will offer marketing, public relations, advertising and social media services managed by Stratford as well as hospitality design construction consulting, resort, medical and wellness spa consulting, brand development, financial forecasting and business plan development managed by Huffman.

“Lori and Bill Hutchinson have created a revered company, and I feel honored to be merging the brands Michael, Carol and I have created with the Hutchinson legacy,” said Huffman. “We are looking forward to offering leading hotels, spas and restaurants an umbrella of services to help grow brands both in the US and internationally.”

With clients including five-star resorts, award-winning spas, and a wide variety of top companies in the wellness industry, the newly run Hutchinson Consulting will offer guidance that will save clients time and money while forging a path to progress.  With a database of more than 20,000 job candidates and more than 175 years of combined experience in staffing, launching and operating successful businesses, the new Hutchinson Consulting continues to provide unparalleled tools for industry innovation.

Hutchinson Consulting can be found at http://hutchinsonconsulting.com or by calling (707) 935-9760


Carol Stratford
Phone: 520-668-6851

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