February 14, 2020 – Relativity Space has retained Frederickson Partners for their Vice President of People search. Frederickson veteran Beth Ann Namey is leading the search for the role based Los Angeles, CA.
Relativity Space is the first autonomous rocket factory and launch service for satellites. They are “the aerospace factory of the future, now” – creating a new process to iterate and scale rockets and build the future of humanity in space. The company 3D prints entire rockets that will deploy and resupply satellite constellation to connect and improve the world. Their long term goal? To 3D print the first rocket from Mars.
Competing against companies such as Blue Origin, SpaceX (Elon Musk), and United Launch Alliance, Relativity is differentiating itself form its competitors by disrupting 60 years of aerospace. Their innovative process cuts rocket part count by 100x and has a 10x faster production time while insuring a simple supply chain. Relativity operates multiple production, test, and launch sites across the United States. Their headquarters and factory are in Los Angeles, testing facilities and factory expansion are in NASA Stennis and Cape Canaveral hosts Launch Complex 16. With $185.7M in funding, from some of the most well-known investors including Y Combinator, Jared Leto, Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban, Mary Meeker, Social Capital and Playground Global, Relativity Space is set to launch its first rocket in Q3 of 2021.
The Vice President of People will be charged with leading the People function and company culture, serving as a valued member of the executive leadership team. As the company looks to shake up the aerospace industry, this person will make key strategic decisions to the People team and create the necessary systems and processes to scale and transform as the company continues to embark on this growth trajectory. The VP of People will know how to leverage technology and data to strengthen the company as a competitor and leader within the aerospace and aviation field.
Frederickson Partners, headquartered in Menlo Park with offices in San Francisco, San Jose, New York, Austin, Ohio, Florida, Chicago, Arizona, Maine and more, is the largest HR and People executive search firm in the nation. Placing thousands of high-impact, global Human Resources and People leaders for unicorn, startup, rapid-growth, tech, non-tech and digital transformation companies for over 25 years, Frederickson Partners remains the go-to, most trusted search firm for HR executives. Frederickson has completed searches globally, in locations to include Sao Paulo, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Seoul, South Korea; Hong Kong; Singapore; Finland; Netherlands. A few of Frederickson’s select clients: Alphabet, Facebook, Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Pinterest, ServiceNow, Twitter, Uber, Workday, Nubank, Toss, Mozilla, Abode Communities, Midwest Poultry Services, Western Digital, Samsung, Tesla, SoFi, ZocDoc, Fitbit, Genentech and Salesforce