Ian Hoxworth

Ian has worked in operations, sales, and management roles in varied industries for over the course of his career. He started his management career with Speedway/SuperAmerica as a Co-Manager, eventually working his way up to be a District Manager, managing up to 13 stores and their personnel in St. Paul, MN and the surrounding areas.…

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Stacey Ramsey

Stacey is a fifth-generation restaurateur, with her family opening their first brick & mortar restaurant in 1888. Growing up in the industry has given her significant insight into all aspects of the business, from building to operating to marketing and hiring. She started bussing tables for her family 2 days a week at the age…

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Vanessa Coates

Vanessa fell in love with the service industry at 14 years old​, while working at a 50’s​-style diner wearing poodle skirts and ribbons in her hair. She has over 20 years of experience in restaurant operations that range from full-service, live music venues, fine dining​, and happy​-hour restaurants. After spending the majority of her career…

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Ghyslain Lefebvre

Ghyslain joined EHS Recruiting Company because he could see how much impact he could make helping individuals improve their lives both professionally and personally. The vision, integrity, and passion our team brings to work every day is second to none. Born and raised in Quebec, Canada, He moved to Florida in 1991. Ghyslain has managed…

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Lauren Hodges

Lauren was born in St. Paul, MN, and began working in restaurants at the young age of 17, when she joined the team at Buca di Beppo. She worked at the well-known restaurant in multiple support roles before moving to Scottsdale, AZ, in her early 20s for a change of scenery. In Scottsdale, Lauren recruited for a technical…

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Dara Balber

Dara joins EHS with over 15 years of total expertise in hospitality. Just to name a few, she was with Fox and Hound Restaurant Group, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, and most recently a General Manager at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza. Over the years, she received numerous accolades and awards for sales, training, development, and the…

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Mitch Samples

Having over 30 years’ experience in multiple facets of the hospitality industry, Mitch rose in the ranks from dishwasher to kitchen manager at The Mill, a local Iowa City landmark pub.  His professional career took off at The State Room, an award-winning fine dining restaurant affiliated with the University of Iowa where he served as…

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Carrie Leffew

Carrie was born and raised in Cleveland, OH.  College took her to Miami University in Oxford, OH where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics. In 2003 Carrie started her career with WinSearch Recruiting Software.  She dealt with a variety of industries that used this software, but the one she liked from the beginning was…

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Scott Ramsey

With over 25 years of restaurant experience, Scott has been a hospitality professional since he was 14 years old.  After graduating from Indiana University, Scott started to put his management style to work in upper casual and fine dining restaurants. Scott enjoyed success with local Indy favorites like Grindstone Charley’s, The Keystone Grill, and Iozzo’s…

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Brian Giffin

Brian brings over 25 years of restaurant operating, entrepreneurial and leadership experience to EHS. As a successful operator and multi-unit manager for several high-volume concepts including companies such as; Planet Hollywood Chicago, John Harvard’s Brew House, Sega Gameworks & Jillian’s. He set company standards regarding financial performance, people development, customer satisfaction, and community involvement. Brian’s…

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