Alan Cork

Partner, Food, Travel & Hospitality Email LinkedIn

Alan is a partner at True where he specializes in leading recruiting assignments serving consumer facing businesses such as Restaurants, Hospitality, Foodservice and Consumer Packaged Goods in CEO and C -Suite roles.   Having grown up in the restaurant and hotel business,  Alan is passionate about all things food, travel and hospitality.  He is focused on finding the best current and next generation talent for growth businesses with demanding owners, private or public.

Alan joined True with ten years of executive search experience at two large global firms where he held leadership roles running a practice and a local office.  Prior to that,  his career experience includes business leader roles in consumer products, P&G, Heinz, General Mills, as well as marketing leadership roles at American Express and OPUS, a leading real estate developer.

Alan earned a BA with honors in Economics and German from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School.  A Midwestern native,  Alan now resides in Minneapolis,  with his wife and three children.

Snapshot

Grew up in the Restaurant and Hotel Industry (every job imaginable)

Led Consumer Food Businesses and CMO in Finance and Real Estate

Enjoys travel and has to ride the bike, run and lift to compensate for the food

Resides in Minneapolis, with his wife and three children