Our Leadership Team

egEric Goodwin


  • Current Independent Restaurant Owner
  • 2014 New Hampshire Restaurateur of the Year
  • Former Corporate Restaurant Managing Partner and Regional Manager
  • Member of the University of New Hampshire Board of Advisors

ScottGabaScott Gaba

Vice President of Recruiting

  • 25+ year experience in Hospitality Industry
  • 6 years District Manager
  • 12 years General Manager experience with corporate concepts
  • Partner with Goodwin Recruiting since 2006

jess-diamondJessica Diamond

Vice President of Training

  • Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Graduate
  • Four Seasons Food and Beverage Manager
  • Board Member for Cornell Hotel Society Philadelphia
  • Partner with Goodwin Recruiting since 2006

marcelMarcel Kuenzler

Regional Director of Recruiting

  • Corporate restaurant General Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Executive Chef- restaurants, hotels & facilities internationally
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management degree

Troy BarteeTroy Bartee

Regional Director of Recruiting

  • General Manager and Shareholder: BJ’s Brewhouse and Restaurant
  • Managing Partner: Brinker International / Maggiano’s Little Italy
  • Regional General Manager: Southend Brewery and Smokehouse
  • Hotel Food and Beverage Manager: Sheraton, Hilton and Ramada Renaissance
  • General Manager: Country Club of Charleston

joyschneidermanJoy Schneiderman

Regional Director of Recruiting

  • Assistant General Manager & Wine Director: The Capital Grille Phoenix
  • General Manager of restaurants at professional sporting venues
  • General Manager of independent and corporate restaurants

alanAlan McArthur

Regional Director of Recruiting

  • 15+ years of experience in the restaurant industry
  • Managing Partner for Outback Steakhouse
  • University Of Michigan Graduate
  • Bachelors of Business Administration; Management; Marketing; Finance

Chris Wettengel

Regional Director of Recruiting

  • Graduate of the University of Denver – BSBA 
  • Completing the MBA program at the University of Tampa 
  • 7+ years of recruiting in finance and accounting as well as for hospitality

AllegraHighsmithAllegra Highsmith

Director of Team Development

  • 30 years in restaurant and hospitality industry
  • 14 years in management with Restaurants Unlimited Inc. in OH, IN, PA, and TX markets
  • University of Cincinnati Graduate – B.A.