Patrick Gray Featured in Business Insider as Top Space Recruiter

Raines Managing Director Patrick Gray was featured in Business Insider this month as a top recruiter in the private space industry. Patrick leads Raines’ Aerospace, Defense, & Government Services Practice and offered insight into leadership at top private space companies.

Read an excerpt from the Business Insider article, “10 power players in private space you don’t know but should.”

Aerospace industry advisors Mercedes LeGrand and Patrick Gray are managing directors at the executive search firm Raines International, one of the top search firms for the space industry. LeGrand and Gray have experience with a wide range of human space exploration companies including SpaceX, Blue Origin, Sierra Nevada, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Lockheed, Northrop, and Boeing. 

The aerospace industry was worth $298 billion last year alone, and is expected to grow to $573 billion over the next decade. Insider tapped Gray for his picks of the top 10 movers and shakers in the space exploration industry. These are the people working often behind the scenes to help develop some of the latest innovations in private space exploration.

Read Business Insider’s article in full.


Patrick Gray is Managing Director at Raines International and leads our Aerospace, Defense, and Government Services Practice. Reach out to pgray@rainesinternational.com to discuss Aerospace & Defense trends and how Raines can help you identify the difference makers your organization needs.