Be The Difference

Pioneers In Hospitality

Be Part of Something Bigger

A large, colorful mosaic welcomes all who visit the Benchmark Home Office. It represents the fabric of who we are—more than 10,000 dedicated employees around the world who bring their unique talents, expertise, and experiences to work every day. Our strength lies in our diversity, positive service attitude, and determination to succeed.

“Each piece illustrates a person in our company who is not only very competent at the job he or she is doing but also has other skills they earned from other places and times.”

– Burt Cabañas, Founder of Benchmark Hospitality, the management company of the David Rubenstein Forum.

Be the Diffrence

More than a slogan, our Be the Difference service philosophy drives our way forward. Every employee, at every level, in every job strives to capture moments when they can provide memorable, personalized service to our guests, coworkers, ownership, and communities. 

Build Your Future

Benchmark University offers continuous learning for Benchmark employees in every department and discipline. From webinars and self-study courses to on-site training, conferences and certifications, there are myriad opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Get Involved 

Our commitment to service doesn’t end when we leave work for the day. We’re actively involved in our own communities through a company-wide service initiative, Hometown Hospitality: Benchmark employees around the globe are making a big difference for their neighbors.

Ignite Your Career

David Rubenstein Forum associates enjoy a culture of enthusiasm and are empowered to do the right thing while delivering a highly personalized, memorable experience to our clients.  Each team member exemplifies their core values with compassion, respect, and integrity that embrace our guests and colleagues alike.


We encourage a sense of ownership and entrepreneurship in every position and cultivate an environment of curiosity, imagination and exploration.


We work together to provide service that’s personalized, meaningful and memory-making for our guests, owners, coworkers and communities.


We weave together the diversity of spirit that our employees bring to work with them every day, creating a whole much greater than the sum of its parts.

View Open Positions

In order to provide exceptional levels of personalized service, we must identify exceptional team members who share our enthusiasm for creating elevated meeting experiences for our clients. We invite you to learn more about joining the Forum Family.

To Explore our current employment opportunities please CLICK HERE, then select Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago.

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