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CFO at a PE-Backed Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing Business  
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LOCATION: Southern Wisconsin. Open to candidates in Chicago or those willing to commute, or relocate.


SEARCH MANDATE: Our private equity client is seeking the right Chief Financial Officer to lead one of its portfolio companies, an Aerospace & Defense (A&D) manufacturing business.

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary, annual bonus, and wealth-building equity grant make for a compelling economic opportunity.


  • Business Model: Electro-mechanical component multi-site manufacturing
  • End Market: Aerospace
  • Revenue Range: $600mm-$750mm
  • Hold Period: Exit planned for the next 12-18 months.
  • Deal Structure: Strategic buyout

INVESTMENT THESIS: Largely organic growth complemented by certain vertical integration add-ons.

THE SPONSOR: Since its inception in 2018, this private equity firm has already raised $10B+, made 88 acquisitions, and created 32 platform companies. The firm prefers to invest in consumer non-durables, commercial products, infrastructure services, industrial and medical technology, defense, aerospace and life sciences sectors.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek a passionate, committed leader with a contagious will to win who can honor this company's past while also leading it into the future. Our ideal candidate's background most likely includes:

  • Business Model: Aerospace & Defense (A&D) manufacturing
  • Functional: Top financial leader of a $$50mm-200mm EBITDA A&D manufacturing company OR number two commercial leader within a larger enterprise responsible for $200mm-$500mm in EBITDA
  • Orientation: Treasury and M&A experience is required.
  • Private Equity: PE experience is strongly preferred.
  • M&A: Solid integration experience required.
  • Tenure: 20-35+ years of progressive career success.

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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