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The American Recruiters Chicago Team

Craig Wilson, CFSP

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Craig Wilson, CFSP (Certified Foodservice Professional) has spent a career in business startups, acquisitions, and globalizing commercial and industrial equipment and supplies businesses. He has personally visited 67 countries to date. His prior business credits include President/CEO Rational USA, VP Corporate Development The Middleby Corporation, and NAFEM Board of Directors. Mr. Wilson has owned the commercial foodservice recruiting business of American Recruiters since 1999, and has been the number one producer and number one franchisee since 2001.
(312) 780-7510 or cwilson@ariteam.com

Dale (DJ) Amborski

dj-amborskiDale (DJ) Amborski has been with American Recruiters since December 2010. He has been in the foodservice and hospitality industries since 2002, having worked as a manufacturer’s representative and directly for the manufacturer. He has represented companies including: Homer Laughlin, Dudson China, Snap Drape, MTS Seating, Unger, and Browne Halco. Most recently DJ worked as a Regional Sales Representative for Thunder Group, Inc. DJ’s broad experiences across the foodservice industry make him a valued resource in talent searches. DJ brings an extensive knowledge of all front-of- house market segments. DJ has a BA from Kendall College, with a specialization in hotel restaurant management and an MBA from University of Phoenix.

312-780-7509 or djamborski@ariteam.com

Ted Agins, CSAM

ted-aginsTed Agins, CSAM is a Certified Senior Account Manager, and is a nationally recognized recruiter, earning the prestigious Eagle Award for performance excellence six times. Ted brings 12 years of recruiting and offering solutions for foodservice manufacturing, FSE manufacturing, and hospitality technologies. For nearly twenty years prior, Ted owned several successful brand-name foodservice restaurants and retail operations.

312-780-7508 or tagins@ariteam.com

Ron Alonzo, CFSP

ron-alonzoRon Alonzo, CFSP, has served on the international committee of the North American Association of Foodservice Equipment Manufacturers – NAFEM since 1985. He also served on the board of directors of NAFEM from 1990 to 1995.  He served on the international committee of IFMA (International Foodservice Manufacturers Association), He is an associate member of the Society of Food Management (SFM) and the Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI). Ron recently retired from his role as one of its international sales directors for Cooper-Atkins and rejoined our firm from an original time in 2001. Ron handles our international searches including customers headquartered in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Canada.

504-451-7395  ralonzo@ariteam.com, or Skype: Ronald.Alonzo3

Michael Page

michael-pageMichael Page has spent a career in new business development in the foodservice equipment industry. Michael joined American Recruiters in 2005 concentrating in the foodservice and hospitality market His prior industry experience includes president of Page One Sales & Marketing, partner at PRF Marketing, vice president, foodservice division at Baker’s Aid, and national sales manager for Traulsen.

312-780-7505 or mpage@ariteam.com

Paul Rychlewski

paul-rychlewskiPaul Rychlewski is a highly motivated and passionate Sales Manager with over 25 years experience in industrial sales and retail sporting goods operations. His extensive knowledge of recruiting, hiring, developing and leading teams makes him an outstanding resource for identifying talent. His commitment to providing exceptional customer service results in consumer loyalty and organic business growth. Paul earned his AAS in tool and manufacturing technology from S.I.U. in Carbondale, IL;  BS, Technical Management, DeVry University summa cum laude and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University.

312-780-7507 or prychiewski@ariteam.com

John Daschler

John Daschler has been involved with the food industry his entire life. Prior to joining American Recruiters, John was Vice president of educational programs for The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), vice president of the Educational Foundation of the American Hotel and Motel Association, and educator at the University of Notre Dame as well as at the University of Wisconsin Stout campus. He is currently a member of the Robert Morris College Hospitality Management faculty.

312-780-7506 or jdaschler@ariteam.com

About the American Recruiters Foodservice and Industrial Division

Our expertise:

  • C-Level/Executive Recruitment
  • Engineering/R&D
  • Design/Project Management
  • Manufacturing/Operations/QA
  • Purchasing/Logistics
  • Sales & Customer Service
  • Marketing/Product Management
  • Technical Service
  • International

American Recruiters has been finding exceptional talent in these positions since the 1980’s. What separates us from our peers is that we are known to find passive, needle-in-the-haystack talent that helps our clients to beBetter.

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