Ian Holmes

Areas Of Specialty

With a passion for connecting great talent with amazing opportunities, Ian is a dedicated recruiter, who thrives on the excitement of finding the perfect match between exceptional candidates and reputable companies.

Ian has 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, with over 20 years of management in various roles including Executive Chef, General Manager, and Multi-Unit Director. He worked his way from Dishwasher at 15 years old to Prep/Line Cook by 16 and into Management by age 21. Ian has a complete understanding of what it takes to achieve operational excellence in high-volume operations and is passionate about mentoring others to be the best they can be.

Ian’s journey with Goodwin Recruiting has been marked by a commitment to understanding the unique needs of both candidates and clients and a goal of ensuring that every placement is a seamless fit that exceeds expectations.

When Ian is out of the office he loves spending time with his family, enjoys most sports, plays guitar, and loves creating music with his children.

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