Bringing Leaders to Smart Companies™

BOB Search is a leading retained executive search firm specializing in the Aerospace, Defense, and Manufacturing Industries. Based in Southern California (Orange County), we conduct executive search nationally and globally.

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Excellent executive search must produce an outstanding hire who will positively impact your bottom line. For over 35 years, Boyle Ogata Bregman (BOB Search) has been Bringing Leaders to Smart CompaniesSM with the Art & Science of our unique Performance-Based Search System. Our Science is in precisely identifying critical results needed from the new hire, locating prospects with exactly the right background, and pinpointing their specific capability to produce the outcomes you desire. Our Art is applied through strategic partnering – deeply understanding you, your organization and culture. To ensure not only that the new executive can perform, but is also a great fit in your company for the long term.


Smart companies know that superior talent acquisition helps to increase revenue, profitability and market share. The “A” players we place improve everything they touch. It is not just about filling an opening – great hiring is about taking your company to the next level. BOB Search is driven to help our clients succeed. We are passionate about helping you achieve your goals. We apply our energy, excitement, experience and technology to our projects, to enhance leadership performance at your company.

Our Strengths

  • Strong domain expertise in aerospace, defense, manufacturing, service-based, and related industries
  • 75% of our business is repeat and referral with and from marquee clients
  • Principals manage each project
  • Expert in-house research team
  • Experts in understanding candidate motivation – we bring you people who want to work for you in the role defined
  • Clients get significant return on investment with a high-impact hire

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Succeeding in Panel Interviews

Succeeding in Panel Interviews

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Employee Retention is a Huge Issue

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