NorthWind Partners Recruits Chief Growth Officer for NT Concepts

July 21, 2020 – Reston, VA-headquartered executive search firm NorthWind Partners has recruited Brandon Ginsburg as senior vice president and chief growth officer at NT Concepts, a leading national security solutions provider. Brian Thomas, partner and practice leader for industrials/aerospace and defense, government services, led the search.

“Brandon brings a strong track record of positioning companies for market expansion in highly competitive, complex mission environments,” said Darin Powers, president and chief operating officer of NT Concepts. “Brandon’s focus on building honest relationships and deep experience in the intelligence sector will help us discover new opportunities to solve critical data and technology problems for our clients.”

Mr. Ginsburg’s proven history within the intelligence community and his passion for mission enabled by advanced technical solutions combine well with NT Concepts’ engineering, development and data science competencies. He previously served as vice president of business development and strategy at Leidos supporting multiple agency customers across the intelligence community. Before that, Mr. Ginsburg served as assistant vice president of business development at SAIC.

A successful business development professional, Mr. Ginsburg will continue the acceleration of NT Concepts growth within the national security technical solutions market. In sync with the company’s entrepreneurial culture, he will lead the maturation and execution of the corporate growth model, including business development, capture, price to win, proposal and marketing. In collaboration with executive leadership, he will advance the corporate growth strategy as NT Concepts continues to differentiate itself within the data operations, machine learning and software development mission space.

“I am very excited to join Darin and his leadership team to lead and expand the growth-minded culture across the company and meaningfully contribute to achieving the company’s vision, strategy and goals,” Mr. Ginsburg said. “It’s an honor to join a company with such strong core values, leadership and trusted relationships with its mission customers.”

“I am thrilled to have Brandon join our unified leadership team – most importantly, he embraces our core values as we journey together scaling an exceptional, purpose-driven, mission-focused company,” said Mr. Powers.

A provider of intelligence solutions and investigative services, NT Concepts delivers mission-critical support to strengthen the nation’s security. The company fuses business process with technical expertise to deliver next gen data-driven enterprise solutions that solve its clients’​ challenges. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metro area, NT Concepts is a privately held mid-tier company with customers spanning the federal, civilian, DoD and intelligence communities.

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NorthWind Partners is a global, strategic executive search advisory firm. The prime concentration of its work is with business and professional services, systems, solutions and product companies spanning the aviation, aerospace and defense, healthcare, industrial and technology sectors. The firm also has deep experience and relationships in the government contracting arena. NorthWind Partners’ success rate on engaged assignments is about 96 percent with 99 percent of executives placed maintaining a minimum tenure of one year.

With over 20 years of executive search and advisory experience, Mr. Thomas is well known for his passion and commitment to delivering retainer-based executive search and leadership consulting solutions to boards, sponsors and C-suite executives across aerospace, government services and security, business services and industrial markets. He is frequently leveraged to address a variety of business challenges for his clients, including succession planning, market expansion, increased profitability, and acquisitions and integrations. In addition, Mr. Thomas manages the Capital region office for the firm and leads all financial officers searches across NorthWind’s practice groups. He is also a member of the firm’s technology and private equity practices.

Mr. Thomas has completed over 500 executive searches for clients that range from small, rapid-growth PE portfolio companies to large, globally integrated companies. His experience spans across all functional areas but has a particular focus on enterprise operations, financial an HR officers, business development and strategy, and technology leaders.

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor  – Hunt Scanlon Media

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