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Strategic Alliances

Partnering With Industry Leaders to Make a Difference

Through strategic alliances, Gecko Hospitality continuously builds upon its long-standing tradition of innovation and partnerships. Over the years, Gecko Hospitality has formed alliances with organizations to bring value-added solutions and allow our clientele to capitalize on opportunities and create market differentiation that can significantly increase loyalty and market share.

Please see below to review a list of our strategic alliances.

DiningEdge’s cloud-based software improves the financial performance of restaurants, country clubs, casinos, hotels, and other hospitality businesses that purchase food and operational products. DiningEdge provides web-based cost saving purchasing controls, inventory, menu controls, and rebate management, plus integration with accounting and POS systems and business analysis.

Club-Edge provides the link to integrate the employee recruiting of Gecko Hospitality and the cost saving software technology of DiningEdge to be specifically aligned and adapted to maximizing opportunities to the private club industry.

Fransmart knows there is tremendous wealth to be made in emerging franchise brands. For over 20 years, Fransmart has sold over 5,000 franchises worldwide. Their formula for success is finding the right emerging franchise concepts & helping franchisors develop successful, multi-unit franchisees worldwide.

ICM is recognized as a ‘Top Innovator’ for 2020 by Club + Resort Business and 1st Place Winner by Golf Inc. in 2021. ICM breaks from the traditional model of Country Clubs and Golf Clubs by providing unique experiences and amenities for all members and guests, with services geared specifically to the changing times and current market demands.

ICM offer a complimentary club review and guarantees their results. ICM’s track record of success and recognition for their approach has resulted in unprecedented success for their clients. Click The ICM Difference to learn more.

Oasis, a Paychex® Company, works with business owners to provide a scalable and streamlined human resource infrastructure. Keeping track of HR administration tasks, complying with employment laws, and managing payroll can cut into the time you spend doing what you do best — running your business. To stay ahead of the game, team up with Oasis for employee-centric HR solutions to support your organization and its employees throughout the entire employee life cycle.

Universal Background Screening is a leading provider of comprehensive employment background screening solutions. We support organizations coast-to-coast, ensuring their background screening process will be easier, while providing guidance to reduce hiring risk.


Universal’s experts help implement a screening program tailored to your organization’s needs, creating a safe work environment by uncovering criminal records, verifications on employment/education/licenses, motor vehicle violations, employment credit, social media screening, and other background information. Programs can be customized, and include; job candidates, executives, vendors, consultants, volunteers, students, and other affiliated populations.


Additionally, Universal offers cost-effective drug and alcohol testing services through our nationwide network of collection sites. Universal also manages nationwide OccuHealth programs to assist your organization’s compliance with health and industry regulations.

Learn More about Working With Gecko Hospitality

Gecko Hospitality has been a national leader in hospitality recruiting for over 20 years with a reputation of trustworthiness, reliability, and partnership. Named to Forbes list of Best Recruiting Firms of America for multiple years, Gecko has franchise partners in all 50 states as well as the Canadian provinces of Ontario and British Columbia. Gecko’s nationwide recruiting experts truly understand the hospitality market.

What people are saying about Gecko Hospitality

"...always had a great working relationship and good success..."

“We have always had a great working relationship and good success with the folks at Gecko as well as the candidates they have provided us over the years.”

Bamba Admin
"...Gecko saved me the time and frustration I usually encounter with the hiring process..."

Gecko Hospitality helped me fill a unique position in a fraction of the time it has previously taken. Chris used his extensive resources and knowledge of the hospitality industry to provide us with multiple, qualified applicants. Gecko saved me the time and frustration I usually encounter with the hiring process and filled the position within weeks.  I will definitely use them again.

Marla Neely | Vice President – Special Events, Foundation For The Carolinas
"...this team found exactly what I was looking for..."

I had the pleasure of working with Chris Shatto and Gecko Hospitality and had a great experience from beginning to end. The process went smoothly and the communication was direct and thorough. This team found exactly what I was looking for and would highly recommend their services for myself and for my hotel.  Thank you Chris and Gecko Hospitality!

Schuyler Clark