Executive Search Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace, Defense, and Intelligence Practice


Talent Partners specializes in management and executive recruiting services for the Aerospace, Defense, and ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) Industry. We serve emerging growth, mid-tier to Fortune 1000 companies across the commercial, business and military aircraft markets, and lateral markets. We have spent more than 20 years helping aerospace manufacturers increase efficiency and revenue by connecting them with the right talent for leadership and development.

Our specialized areas include:

  • Design & Engineering
  • MRO
  • Completion Centers
  • Quality
  • Management FAA/ DMIR/ ODAR/ DER

Our Functional Expertise includes:

  • Vice President of Engineering
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of F&A
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Head of Procurement
  • Global Accounts Leader
  • Chief Architect

Talent Partners has experience recruiting across Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Sales, and Technology positions.

Our Engaged Executive Search model (a hybrid of Retained and Contingency Search) demonstrates proven quality results, speed to market, and 97% successful completion of each search. We have a highly effective and innovative approach for delivering talent based on research and analytics. We specialize in diversity recruiting, business critical/high priority hires, difficult to fill positions, confidential searches, direct hire placement of executives, senior, and middle management, and Engaged Executive Search.


Talent Partners is now a member of the Sanford Rose Associates© network of offices. SRA is a network of independently owned and operated recruiting offices in its 60th+ year of offering executive search services. We specialize in retained search for experienced executives, management and individual contributors. We work on behalf of our client companies to search for and recruit highly qualified professionals.