McDermott + Bull’s Aerospace + Defense Practice operates on a global level, serving leading companies in aerospace and defense, general, and commercial aviation. The Aerospace + Defense practice is co-chaired by our CEO Rod McDermott and Managing Director Jared Moriarty. Both are private pilots and aviation enthusiasts who have spent years building strong relationships within the industry. The team is supported by Brent Lamb, formerly of Northrop Grumman; Michael Finegold, who has worked on executive recruitment engagements for some of the industry’s leading organizations worldwide; and Jason Levi Pinegar, who has served as a management consultant with a variety of public, private, and non-profit organizations.
Aerospace + Defense Industry Articles
The “S” Word — How the Aerospace Industry is Focusing on Sustainability and the Rising Prominence of the Head of Sustainability RoleThere is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. election, and social justice issues have taken most of the spotlight this past...
The Outlook for Aerospace + Defense in a Post-2020 World As we prepare this year’s State of the Industry, we are feeling a sense of optimism coupled with a strong sense of realism. Both sentiments stretch beyond the world of aerospace and defense. They attach to the...
McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Joe Bentley as Chief Technology Officer at Panasonic Avionics Corporation. Joe will be responsible for leading all aspects of Panasonic’s software, hardware, and systems engineering teams, as well as managing cloud, information...
Aerospace + Defense Industry Video Interviews
Zean Nielsen, CEO of Cirrus Aircraft, shares how a willingness to change industries and absorb information can lead to significant career development.
Jeff Knittel, CEO of Airbus Americas, shares how building an effective team can ultimately lead to personal career development and success.
Jack Pelton, CEO of EAA, reveals how to get noticed and prepare for an executive-level position.
Michael Amalfitano, CEO + President of Embraer, shares how outreach initiatives and committment to employee development set the company apart in a highly competitive .
David Coleal, President of Business Aircraft for Bombardier, reveals some of the tools and resources the company uses to maintain its workforce with increasingly competitive demand.
Derek Zimmerman, President of Aftermarket Services for Gulfstream, shares how the company’s investment in education programs results in a skilled workforce that fits the needs of the company.
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