Our Team


The Team at BOB Search has over 88 years of combined experience in executive search. They are experts at finding “A” players for companies throughout the Aerospace and Defense industries.



    Ryan joined BOB Search in 2012 where he now serves as President, handling all aspects of executive search management and execution. He additionally handles all finance and administrative matters for the company.

    Prior to BOB Search, Ryan spent 10 years in various accounting and finance roles including corporate financial management, FP&A, audit, and merger and acquisition due-diligence. He began his career at KPMG, and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of San Diego.

    Ryan is actively involved in the Aerospace Industries Association.



    An industry expert, Michael successfully advises clients in the placement of key management positions, focusing on high impact players who can generate change and growth. Michael enjoys repeat business with both large Fortune 100 clients, private equity- backed, and entrepreneurial businesses, and he has worked in the defense, commercial, and business aircraft sectors. His key clients include Northrop Grumman, Gulfstream, GE Aviation, Senior , GKN and Zodiac , as well as many other subsystem, component, and MRO organizations.

    Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University, and has been in the executive search profession since 1979 as a founding Partner of the firm.

    Michael is active in many industry groups, such as the Industries Association (AIA), & Defense Forum, Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).


    Vice President

    Kaitlyn joined BOB Search in 2006, where she currently serves as Vice President, handling all aspects of executive search management and execution and overseeing teams across Research, Recruitment and Project Management. She has held a variety of roles for the company during her tenure across multiple functions. Kaitlyn’s expertise in BOB Search’s Performance Based Search System and her aerospace & defense industry knowledge help her to lead executive search projects to success.

    Kaitlyn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.


    Vice President

    Jeffrey joined BOB Search in 2014 where he currently serves as Vice President, focusing on overall client management and recruiting of executive searches for the firm in addition to overseeing all marketing efforts.

    Prior to joining BOB Search, Jeffrey was the Marketing Manager for a consumer products company. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Long Beach, Jeffrey began his career in marketing/communications, eventually overseeing management and activation of marketing and promotions strategies for various organizations. Jeffrey has extensive experience in consumer products based businesses and the challenges facing middle market companies.

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