ASHEVILLE, NC – Friday Services is pleased to announce a new addition to the company’s Professional Division; Mark Sternal joins Friday’s as the newest Professional Consultant.
Mark will be specializing in the sourcing and placing of hospitality professionals with top organizations in the restaurant, casino, hotel, resort, spa, and country club industries.
“The move to Friday Professional Services allows me to combine my skill sets and draw upon my deep regional connections,” said Mark. “This is the perfect opportunity to add value for our clients.”
For the past four years, Mark has worked in the executive search field. He now brings his expertise as a recruiter back to his roots, based on 30 years of running restaurants, clubs, bars, and catering companies. Mark also works as an Entrepreneur and Business Coach for a local Asheville non-profit, assisting start-up restaurants and catering clients.
In addition, Mark is deeply involved in the community. Since moving to Asheville in 2004, he has served on the Board of Directors for the Asheville Independent Restaurant Association (A.I.R.) and the Asheville Lyric Opera. He is involved with the Asheville and Hendersonville Chambers of Commerce, the Asheville Downtown Association, Go! Green Opportunities, and Mountain Bizworks.
“Given Mark’s extensive background in the hospitality industry, coupled with his previous experience as an Executive Recruiter, it is a wonderful opportunity for both Mark and Friday Services,” stated the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Deborah Pressley.