Miami, FL. – (September 22nd, 2022) – Today, Passionality Group, a strategic growth partner for iconic and emerging hospitality brands, announced the selection of Josh Rubinstein as a keynote speaker during the 2022 INDIE Congress to take place in Los Angeles, Ca. on October 11th-13th, 2022.
Josh is Passionality Group’s Head of Strategic Partnership Growth and Executive Search & Human Capital Management. He joined the partnership in early 2021, leading the launch and execution of the Executive Search & Human Capital vertical.
“Josh’s track record in the hospitality industry, his operational experience, and his passion for cultivating talent make him a solid addition to the 2022 INDIE Congress. His perspective on what it takes to build and develop a best-in-class leadership team are more relevant than ever given our post-pandemic new normal” said Armando Lopez, Managing Partner, Passionality Group.
Asked about his upcoming participation at the 2022 INDIE Congress, Josh responded, “At such a pivotal time in our industry, companies and candidates at every level are asking the question, “Does my talent match my story?” Being asked to join that discussion and moderate a panel at ILC this year is something I am extremely passionate about. I have dedicated my professional life to this industry and having the opportunity to join a congress of like-minded executives will truly be a humbling and inspiring event.”
“At such a pivotal time in our industry, companies and candidates at every level are asking the question, “Does my talent match my story?” Being asked to join that discussion and moderate a panel at ILC this year is something I am extremely passionate about. I have dedicated my professional life to this industry and having the opportunity to join a congress of like-minded executives will truly be a humbling and inspiring event.”
Josh Rubinstein, Partner, Passionality Group
Josh began his career in boutique hotel and restaurant operations, managing various Michelin and James Beard Award Restaurants. Later, he joined Korn Ferry as a recruiter and was quickly promoted to Managing Consultant, Executive Search for Travel, Hospitality & Leisure. More recently, Josh held the role of Vice President at the Elliot Group.
Currently, Passionality Group is composed of three verticals:
- Experiential Travel & Lodging Vertical: Growing emerging brands and developing innovative concepts through growth equity and strategic partnerships. Current and former brands include: Habitas, PodShare, Nomadic Escapes, Caravan Outpost, Hostel Fish and The Phileas Club
- Lifestyle Food & Beverage Vertical: Growing iconic and emerging brands through growth equity and strategic partnerships, from brand strategy to business development. Current and former brands include: Uno’s Pizzeria, Improv, Wafels & Dinges, Vagabond Coffee, and V.
- Executive Search Vertical: Growing teams through thoughtful sourcing and placement of top talent, and nurturing meaningful long-term relationships with brand partners
About Passionality Group:
Passionality Group advises and invests in hospitality brands that exude authenticity, drive innovation and exhibit meaningful potential for growth. With over 200 years of hospitality experience, the Passionality team is unequaled in expertise and unrivaled in passion for hospitality. The group’s primary activities are concentrated in three verticals: Lifestyle food and beverage, experiential travel and lodging, and executive search for innovative hospitality brands. For more information, please visit www.passionalitygroup.com or contact Armando Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-305-479-3988.