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Ryan Smaltz

Executive Recruiter


Restaurant Division


Ryan started in the service industry at the age of 16 working at his local golf club where he eventually became manager. He continued in the hospitality industry as a manager in mid-Michigan working for a franchise-owned movie theatre group. Over the last decade, Ryan has been highly successful in outside sales with his clients in the food & beverage, higher education, and pharmaceutical industries. He has a strong ability to identify his client’s needs and find them the right solution quickly. Ryan’s passion has always been in the restaurant and hospitality industry. As an Executive Recruiter with Gecko Hospitality, Ryan is excited to connect with candidates and clients that share his same passion.

Outside of the office, Ryan enjoys hiking, golf, and spending time with his family.