IDC Palm Beach

International Domestic Consulting, founded by Peter O’Donovan, is headquartered in Jacksonville FL and Atlanta GA with satellite offices in Dallas and Palm Beach. IDC is also affiliated with London's premier agency, providing domestic staff for dignitaries and royalty in Europe and the Middle East.


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About IDC Palm Beach

IDC can present highly skilled candidates to meet the client's needs for staff in all positions including nannies, housekeepers, butlers, chefs, house managers, laundresses, and personal or executive assistants. We cover every aspect of liaison between the staff, the home and the family office. We mentor and on-board employees and serve as your remote Human Resources Department. IDC Palm Beach is your go-to contact for staff retention and troubleshooting staffing issues for the busiest clients. Additionally, we offer expert support when you are moving into a new property or need management for a vacation home or temporary residence.

IDC Palm Beach also offers senior care plans, providing and monitoring the support that seniors need to remain in their own homes as they age. For senior services, we utilize our resources and affiliation with our Age- Management practice under the expert care of Age Management Physician, Dr. Earl Eye. Dr. Eye is certified in multiple specialties and has practiced medicine in Jacksonville and Atlanta for forty years. His current practices offer comprehensive, individualized, precision medicine and concierge service like regenerative medicine to help men and women live healthier, more vibrant lives.

Peter O’Donovan Profile 

IDC Founder and CEO Peter O’Donovan has been featured in such publications as Oprah’s O Magazine, Travel and Leisure, and The Boston Globe and has received many international accolades. A native of Ireland, Peter founded International Domestic Consulting because he felt that his life experience working in some of the finest residences in Palm Beach, his work with celebrity chefs, and his entrepreneurial spirit gave him an edge over the competition when it comes to knowing the essential qualities required for any domestic or family office staff. Early on in his career, he worked on N. Lakeway, Palm Beach for one of the founding families on the Island, who split time between their Palm Beach, New York City, and Long Island.

Peter was also employed for many years by a very prominent couple with three luxury residences with one in N. County, and two in Massachusetts, including a large Cape Cod estate. Peter has continued to maintain his extensive networks in Palm Beach and South Florida. In addition to helping clients manage their permanent residences, he assists with the oversight of vacation homes and temporary residences, offering "opening and closing" support for any seasonal properties. Peter possesses a keen instinct for the intricacies and requirements of domestic service has recently established staff training and mentoring programs that resulted in raising the standards of excellence for high net worth Palm Beach residents.

Solving Staffing Needs Domestically & Internationally

IDC Palm Beach mentors and onboards employees as well as supports human resource processing and guidance for new placements. In addition, we understand the intricacies of marrying the sometimes blurry boundaries between families, the corporate office, and household support. At IDC Palm Beach, we provide staff for family offices by sourcing the most experienced and efficient Executive Assistant or Chief of Staff candidates, who are experienced and adept at managing multiple national and international properties.

We are the go-to source for an array of troubleshooting services for busy clients who want to retain their staff but need support for assessment and ongoing or remedial training. For placements overseas, our London affiliate has over 35 years of experience placing staff in the home of nobility in Europe and the Middle Eastern Palaces. If you are living in multiple locations, Peter can solve your staffing needs at home, on the road, or residing overseas in formal settings or for casual living. IDC Palm Beach excels in the successful deliver of onboarding services and professional domestic staff support.


We are here to listen to you. Feel free to reach out to the team at IDC Palm Beach to fulfill "any" and "all" of your national and international staffing needs.