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DALLAS  -  January 2021

David Mansbach Joins Kingsley Gate Partners

Two Decades of Expertise Within the Hospitality Industry

Kingsley Gate Partners, the leader in global executive search that ensures a lasting fit between clients and placed candidates through its proprietary framework, Synchronous Fit, today announced that David Mansbach has joined the firm as a senior partner based in New York.

David brings more than two decades of experience advising hospitality clients and has sold and led engagements in the areas of executive recruitment, compensation consulting and business strategy and implementation. He is also an investor in early-stage restaurants and a human capital artificial intelligence technology platform.

In a statement released by the Office of the CEO, Kingsley Gate Partners, they stated, “David’s collaborative style of serving clients with the highest standard is a true embodiment of our culture. He is a leading specialist in the hospitality & leisure industry. We look forward to his positive impact on our clients and the entire organization.”

Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, David served as a managing director at AETHOS Consulting Group, a firm he co-founded in 2013 to provide executive search, compensation consulting and human capital advisory services to the global restaurant, hotel and gaming industries and in the travel technology sector. Before co-founding AETHOS, David served as managing director and president of the Americas for a global executive search boutique serving the hospitality industry. David started his career at the Plaza Hotel in New York, where he served as Sales Manager.

“The ability to work with a group of like-minded individuals is very exciting.” said David Mansbach. “The hotel, restaurant and gaming industries are going through unprecedented change. With an industry reset in motion, there is an extraordinary opportunity for Kingsley Gate Partners to leverage our industry-leading technology, global reach, internal cross border collaboration and combined segment and functional expertise to position the firm as a dominant player.”

David is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and has written more than 100 articles on the topics of senior-level executive recruitment, compensation strategy, and succession planning. He also currently serves as a board member for Wellness in the Schools, a non-profit that aims to inspire healthy eating, environmental awareness and fitness as a way of life for children in New York City’s public schools.

About Kingsley Gate Partners
Transforming the world of retained executive search, Kingsley Gate Partners leverages the scientific interviewing approach of its Synchronous Fit® framework, deep industry insights of a world-class cadre of consultants, and state-of-the-art technology to deliver greater accountability, accuracy, velocity, and transparency that ensures a lasting strategic fit between executives and clients. Headquartered in Dallas, the partnership employs search consultants worldwide with expertise in private equity, life sciences and healthcare, financial services, technology, retail, hospitality & leisure, manufacturing, and professional services. The firm works with best of breed organizations in over 30 countries. For more information, go to

Editorial contact:
Natalie Bennett
Kingsley Gate Partners
Phone: 216.930.4895
Email: [email protected]