Mark Sanborn

Managing Director


Mark Sanborn serves as a Managing Director for McDermott + Bull with a focus on the aerospace and defense, industrial, automotive, and CPG sectors. As a former Navy Officer, Mark’s experience leading in a range of unique environments brings a dynamic and valuable approach to his engagements. His clients have included a range of public, private, and international companies, such as AMETEK, Snap-On Tools, RUAG International, SpaceX, FOX Factory, and HBD Industries. His ability to build lasting partnerships with his clients is deeply rooted in his knowledge of company lifecycles, high-performing teams, diverse human capital, and growth.

Prior to McDermott + Bull, Mark served as a Senior Partner with Lucas Group Executive Search and Orion Talent, another national search firm. Prior to his civilian career, Mark was commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy onboard the USS Germantown LSD-42 and USS Antietam CG-54 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in management from the Lally School of Business at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, where he received a NROTC scholarship.  He resides in San Diego, California with his wife Michelle and their three daughters.

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