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William Thornberry

William Thornberry

Executive Recruiter


Restaurant Division

North Carolina - Eastern

Will Thornberry joins Gecko as an executive recruiter. Will currently has 21 years of experience in restaurant operations. Most recently as a managing partner for Texas Roadhouse for 9 years. Will has also worked at Carrabba's as a managing partner for 7 years as well. Will spent his earlier years climbing the restaurant ladder from a bus boy, manager, then Managing partner.

Will is a native of North Carolina and is extremely familiar with the territory he is responsible for.  Will prides himself on being a great listener and being able to understand the needs of the clients as well as the dreams of the candidate to be able to place them in the right home. His drive and work ethic are what make the difference for his clients and candidates.

Will is supported by his amazing wife and his two beautiful daughters. In his spare time, he spends time with his daughters and his family. Will also enjoys doing outdoor activities.