Chris Jensen

Consultant, Adventurist, Visionary

Gecko Hospitality
Hospitality Recruiter - North Texas Franchise Partner

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since 2018

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Chris Jensen is the Gecko Executive Hospitality Recruiter for North Texas. He has a storied career that includes 21 years in the Hospitality industry as well as experience recruiting in the healthcare field. Chris' daily mission is to help people realize their true opportunities in life and help them be the best version of themselves. 

Before joining Gecko Hospitality, he spent a majority of his career as a Training General Manager with restaurant concepts including Buffalo Wild Wings, Ryan’s Family Steakhouse and most recently BoomerJack’s Grill and Bar. He has served as an Instructor and Proctor for ServSafe Manager and ServSafe Alcohol Safety, accredited by the Nation Restaurant Association. Chris grew up in South Texas and attended Texas A&M University. Chris was also active in the Ska band Secret Agent 8. After 21 years working for other corporations, Chris' vision of owning his own company became a reality when he joined Gecko Hospitality in 2017. Christopher and his wife, Kalynda, have been married for 10 years and have two beautiful daughters - Chloe and Aubrey.

Gecko Hospitality works together with each of our clients to understand your company's culture, management philosophy, job scopes and individual needs to find, screen, place and onboard the right team members for your specific needs. Gecko is the nation's largest management recruitment firm dedicated to working with Corporate Offices, Hotels, Country Clubs, Casinos and Resorts. 

Hotel and Resort Searches We Specialize in:
Chief Revenue Officer
Vice President of Revenue Management, Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Technology, Vice President Operations
Director of Revenue Management, Director of Sales and Marketing
Director of Revenue Management, Director of Finance
Director of Food and Beverage
Regional and National Sales Manager, Regional Director of Operations
General Manager, Assistant General Manager
Director of Human Resources, Recruitment Manager
Regional Sales Manager, Corporate Sales Manager, Business Travel Sales Manager
Director of Sales, Sales Manager, Director of Revenue, Director of Marketing
Director of Rooms, Director of Food and Beverage, Director of Housekeeping
Director of Finance, Controller, Assistant Controller
Executive Chef, Executive Pastry Chef

Country Club Searches We Specialize in:
Country Club General Manager/COO
Director of Golf
Clubhouse Manager
Banquet Manager
Banquet/Catering Sales Manager
Golf Professional
Membership Sales Director
Golf Course Superintendent

I welcome the opportunity to stop by in-person to introduce myself and discuss our recruiting services. I can be reached at 469-264-7678 or by email at

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