GBN recruits the most accomplished Professionals from across the golf industry. The success of our firm depends first and foremost on the strength and compatibility of our professional team. We are structured to promote internal collaboration; as such, our clients receive the full resources of our entire firm, rather than the network of an individual consultant.

Meet Our Executive Search Team

Search & Recruitment

Patrick Seither

Patrick Seither

President & CEO

Bob Ford

Bob Ford


Dave Ransom

Dave Ransom


Our search team diligently researches, plans, recruits and coordinates all aspects of the recruitment process which ensures exceptional results. Complementing our proprietary database, our Partners leverage their extensive professional network to confirm and validate that the most qualified candidates are identified throughout the search process.

The driving force behind our firm’s momentum is some of the most qualified search consultants in the industry. We have intentionally combined the highest level of industry experience with global expertise in executive search. The result is an unparalleled outcome for our clients.

Client Testimonials:

“It was certainly a great experience and an immense pleasure to work with the team at Golf Business Network to locate top candidates for our Director of Golf position. The GBN team are consummate professionals who were always accessible throughout the search process. My search for a new Director of Golf with GBN was an extremely positive experience, and I strongly recommend them to any club looking for professional assistance with locating talented candidates.”

– David Sheppard, General Manager/COO, Atlanta Athletic Club

“From the beginning, GBN’s professionalism was remarkable. How they went out of their way to learn the culture of not only the membership but also the staff shows they truly understand the club industry. The result for us was an outstanding new hire. We couldn’t have done it without them.”

– Aidan Murphy, General Manager, Old Warson Country Club, St. Louis, MO

Recent Placements:

Greensboro Country Club – Greensboro, NC

The Creek – Locust Valley, NY

Bloomfield Hills Country Club – Bloomfield Hills, MI

Kalamazoo Country Club – Kalamazoo, MI

Longue Vue Club – Verona, PA

Atlanta Athletic Club – Johns Creek, GA

La Gorce Country Club – Miami, FL

Round Hill Club – Greenwich, CT

St. Clair Country Club – Pittsburgh, PA

Arizona Country Club – Phoenix, AZ

Old Warson Country Club – St. Louis, MO

Charles River Country Club – Boston, MA

Skokie Country Club – Chicago, IL

Butler National Golf Club – Chicago, IL

The Club at Mediterra – Naples, FL

Meadow Brook Club – Long Island, NY

Oak Park Country Club – Chicago, IL

The Country Club of New Canaan – New Canaan, CT

Bayville Golf Club – Virginia Beach, VA

Hyannisport Club – Hyannisport, MA

RedStick Golf Club – Vero Beach, FL

Scarsdale Golf Club – Hartsdale, NY

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