IDC Dallas

International Domestic Consulting is based in Mesquite TX. Peter O’Donovan and his team are experts at providing the most qualified domestic staff for your Texas home. IDC is also affiliated with London's premier domestic agency, providing staffing solutions for dignitaries and royalty in Europe and the Middle East.


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About Peter O’Donovan

Peter O’Donovan, Founder and CEO of International Domestic Consulting, has worked in some of the finest homes across the country and around the world. He has a deep understanding of the local social culture and will exceed the expectations of North Texas families who need domestic staff solutions for their urban residence, ranch house, or seasonal homes. IDC Dallas places and trains staff to the highest standards, including housekeepers, nannies, butlers, chefs, house managers and personal or executive assistants, by covering all aspects of liaising between the home and family office.

Peter has been featured in Oprah’s O Magazine, Travel+Leisure, Gourmet, and the Boston Globe and has received many international accolades. In addition to helping clients manage their permanent residences, he assists them with the oversight of other properties by offering "opening and closing" support for seasonal properties both nationally or internationally. Peter mentors and on-boards employees as well as supports human resource processing and guidance for new placements. He is also the go-to person for troubleshooting services for busy clients who want to retain their staff but need professional assistance.

International Domestic Consulting

International Domestic Consulting can provide staff for family offices by sourcing the most experienced and efficient (full or part-time) Executive Assistant or Chief of Staff candidates. This can include being experienced and adept at managing multiple national and international properties. We understand the intricacies of marrying the sometimes-blurry boundaries between a families, the corporate office, and household support.

For placements overseas, International Domestic Consulting Dallas is directly affiliated with London's premier domestic agency. Frances, our London affiliate, has over 35 years of experience placing staff in the home of nobility in Europe and the Middle Eastern Palaces. Get rid of your domestic burdens when living abroad. Peter O’Donovan will solve your staffing needs when you are at home, on the road, or residing overseas. Whether in formal settings or casual living, Peter excels in the successful deliver of the professional support your family demands.

Dallas Nanny Agency & Age Management

After developing an assessment and training program for housekeepers in the Palm Beach area, Peter founded Dallas Nanny Agency, which provides specialized tutoring and mentoring support for candidates and clients alike. International Domestic Consulting Dallas is here to listen to your specific needs and to offer our valuable expertise. Feel free to reach out to the team at IDC Dallas for expert staffing solutions. We have worked as domestics ourselves and have developed as business-minded professionals, who stay current in today’s ever-changing domestic market.

The team at International Domestic Consulting Dallas is directly involved in screening, interviewing, and presenting candidates who are the most qualified to meet the requirements of your busy home or family office. As an added benefit, our affiliation with a private concierge Age-Management medical practice in Jacksonville and Atlanta allows us to develop wellness plans for seniors who choose to age in place. We assist in setting schedules as well as performing unannounced inspections, where we report back to the family on the progress and well-being of their loved ones.


No matter the position, IDC Dallas can onboard the domestic staff that’s a perfect fit for high-net worth families residing in North Texas or around the globe.