Partners Keith Trowbridge and Jim Perkins returned from the ARDA conference in Las Vegas with a fist full of leads. “Connections are everything,” says Trowbridge, and he and Perkins attend as many of the timeshare industry conferences as possible.
Fort Myers, FL (July 5, 2012) — Keith W. Trowbridge, Ph.D., is President and CEO of Executive Quest, Inc., an executive search firm in the timeshare, vacation ownership, and fractional industry http://www.execq.com.
“In the headhunting business, connections are everything,” says timeshare veteran Dr. Keith Trowbridge, known respectfully as “the father of timeshare” http://www.execq.com/keith.htm. Trowbridge and his partner Jim Perkins, http://www.execq.com/perkins.htm, participate in or attend as many as possible of the national and international timeshare, vacation ownership, and fractional industry conferences. “It is extremely important to me to keep abreast of industry trends and developments at these shows and conferences, to learn from others’ success stories,” says Trowbridge, “and of course to renew old friendships and make new acquaintances.”
Connections are everything, and Executive Quest is now working several new job orders for timeshare sales and marketing, resort management, and telemarketing positions from the connections made at the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) World 2012 conference in Las Vegas. Executive Quest’s clients are typically looking for employees from almost every department, from sales, marketing, finance, operations, IT and management department heads to construction management, service, rentals, exchanges and HOA professionals.
Summer is a popular season for industry conferences. June held the ARDA Northeast Regional Conference at the Renaissance Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island, the Vacation Ownership of South Africa (VOASA) Shared Ownership Conference in Elangeni, Durban, South Africa, the Tourism Summit and Outlook Seminar 2012 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Interval Leisure Group is hosting the Shared Ownership Investment Conferences, South Africa in Cape Town and Sandton now. September 9-11 brings the Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOS) in Cairns, North Queensland, Australia, September 23-25 the Resort Development Organization (RDO) Conference in London, England, and October 8-9 the Alternative Ownership Conference Hotels and Resorts – Asia Pacific (AOCAP) conference in Hong Kong.
Executive Quest has an expansive network of timeshare professionals and connections worldwide. Trowbridge worked several decades in the timeshare industry as a developer and marketer and then as an executive headhunter for the timeshare industry. Executive Quest is now celebrating its eighteenth anniversary. Partner Jim Perkins, located in Texas, brings decades of experience and connections to the company as well in executive recruiting and the interval ownership industry. Perkins specializes in Mexico placements as well as Australia, New Zealand, and Dubai to mention a few.
Trowbridge writes a free monthly on-line newsletter with a subscription of better than 20,000 timeshare industry professionals. The newsletter includes a calendar of the upcoming industry conferences and events and other timely industry articles. To subscribe, go to http://www.execq.com and click on the green “Subscribe” button. Review past newsletters at http://www.execq.com/newsletters.htm. History of Trowbridge’s early involvement in vacation ownership can be found at http://www.execq.com/captran/index.htm.
Inquiries to find senior executives or to submit your resume for positions should be directed to Keith Trowbridge at [email protected] or call 239-454-1100, or to Jim Perkins at [email protected] or 936-856-3983.
SOURCE: Executive Quest