As the GovCon landscape continues to adapt to the rise of remote work, lingering COVID challenges, the emerging and impactful talent shortage and the increasing need for upskilling the workforce, 10 recruiters have been particularly impactful in securing key hires and making meaningful placements that support the evolving missions of critical GovCon companies.
Executive Mosaic’s list of top GovCon recruiters for 2022 features hand-selected leaders from elite firms that are changing the way the GovCon industry finds talent and grows businesses. We are pleased to recognize Brian Thomas, partner of Industrial & Aerospace, Defense and Government Services at NorthWind Partners, as a 2022 Top 10 GovCon Recruiter.
Brian Thomas is the lead for the industrial and ADG business at NorthWind Partners. In this role, Thomas delivers retainer-based executive search and leadership consulting services to boards, C-suite leaders and sponsors across markets like aerospace, government services, security and business services.
Thomas possesses over two decades of experience in executive search and advisory, and he has successfully completed more than 500 executive searches for a myriad of clients including both rapid-growth private equity portfolio companies and larger globally-integrated companies. Thomas’ work focuses particularly on enterprise operations, financial and HR officers, business development and technology leaders.
The executive manages NorthWind Partners’ Capital Region office and leads all searches for financial officers across the firm’s practice groups. With a passion for generating new enterprise value, he has built a reputation of thought leadership in areas such as succession planning, market expansion, increased profitability, acquisitions and integration.