Aerospace

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

The Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services sectors face new challenges in the wake of innovative technology, disruptive new players, and the global pandemic. To be successful, organizations need leaders with the right experience, skills, and connections to stay ahead of the curve and drive change in this evolving landscape.

About the Practice

Raines International is proud to work with many of the world’s leading companies in the Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services sectors. These powerful players – from defense technology startups to government IT infrastructure providers to space entrepreneurs – need bold, innovative, and strategic leaders who thrive in this challenging industry. Executives must have the fortitude and foresight to navigate industry variables including fluctuating supply chains, shifting public policies, and evolving technology.

Our Aerospace, Defense, & Government Services team understands this complex space and the multitude of players. Our team’s unparalleled service is backed by hands-on industry experience, structured through Raines’ time-proven processes, and accelerated through our extensive network. We partner with organizations looking to maximize their impact and drive change in the industry, and we are proud to connect exceptional candidates to these opportunities.

Meet the Experts

Gray, Patrick View Profile

Patrick Gray

LeGrand, Mercedes View Profile

Mercedes LeGrand

Towns, Kiel View Profile

Kiel Towns

Chancy, Rebecca View Profile

Rebecca Chancy

Kennedy, Linnea View Profile

Linnea Kennedy

Ryan, Margaret View Profile

Margaret Ryan

Patrick and Mercedes

EXECUTIVEBIZ’S TOP 10 EXECUTIVE RECRUITERS LIST FEATURES RAINES’ PATRICK GRAY, MERCEDES LEGRAND

Patrick Gray and Mercedes LeGrand, managing directors and co-leads of Raines’ Aerospace, Defense and Government Services practice, were both named to ExecutiveBiz’s Top 10 Executive Recruiters list released December 2020. This is the first time that ExecutiveBiz has named two recruiters from the same firm to its annual list.

3 TIPS FOR AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE LEADERS ON HOW TO STAY AHEAD IN 2021

As with every industry, the COVID-19 pandemic and related shutdowns forced Aerospace & Defense companies to quickly adjust and adapt. In a survey of more than 30 A&D company executives in the weeks following the outbreak of the pandemic, the three largest pain points were reassessing supply chains (65%), rebalancing capital (68%) and accelerating digital initiatives (60%). And while executives are indeed reeling from 2020’s turmoil, for most, the year ended in a much stronger position than expected.