Zoe Connolly is Hospitality Spotlight’s founder and CEO. For more than a decade, she’s pioneered innovative and proactive recruiting efforts, connecting the best talent with the best companies, across all levels of organizations.

In her career, Zoe has worked with a variety of companies, from startups to Fortune 500 firms. While her focus early in her career was in technology and linguistics, her passion for the travel industry lead her to Hospitality Spotlight.

Zoe is an island girl, with a DC brain and a West Coast address. When away from the recruiter’s desk, you will find Zoe enjoying a rom com movie (corny soundtrack and all), traveling, checking out a new restaurant or hitting up the local coffee shop. Caffeine is a must! She has a passion for friends and family and enjoys all these things best with her loved ones. Zoe is a member of HSMAI, Association of Talent Acquisition ProfessionalsHotel Executive Editorial Board and eHotelier Contributor. 

Currently, through working with hospitality and travel technology clients, Hospitality Spotlight has emerged as one of the go-to firms for senior level talent in the hotel and travel technology space. A refreshing combination of an expansive network and complete transparency continues to push Zoe and her clients, both companies and candidates into a bright spotlight.