Aerospace and Defense Consultants

Aerospace and defense firms are facing significant challenges and market dynamics, from digitalization and cost reduction to supply chain transformation, new competition, and global economic and political uncertainties. At Graphite, our aerospace and defense experts help companies and investors address these challenges and convert them into new transformation, growth and value.
Our consultants draw from their deep industry experience to deliver strategic insights, guidance, and expertise, helping firms improve operational efficiency and performance, develop innovative new products and services, identify business development and investment opportunities, and achieve better growth and profitability.
Key Possibilities

What our Experts do

Help firms develop and execute results-oriented business strategies
Identify new growth and investment opportunities
Drive organizational transformation and improvement
Reduce operating costs and transform cost structures
Boost supply chain efficiency and performance
Help innovate new products and services
Analyze emerging market trends and dynamics
Evaluate M&A opportunities and manage transactions
Provide finance, sales, marketing, HR and IT expertise
Fill key roles with experienced executives, managers and experts
Key Features

Expert Capabilities

Corporate Strategy
Management Consulting
Supply Chain Optimization
Cost Reduction
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Organizational Transformation
Operational Improvement
Product Innovation
Analytics & Market Research
M&A and Transaction Support
Post-Merger Integration
Sales and Marketing
Finance and Accounting
Information Technology
Interim Leadership and Support

Featured Profiles

Former U.S. Department of Defense and Department of the Navy CIO and advisor with expertise in strategy, governance, innovation and cost savings.
Former Deloitte management consultant and Honeywell aerospace engineer with focus on operational excellence and strategy.
Experienced acquisition professional including 7 years in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense and 12 years in the U.S. Air Force.
Market strategist with progressive corporate strategy development & presentation experience in defense
15+ year professional with management consultant and banking experience, specializing in aerospace and technology.
Operations and financial change agent and former KPMG consultant with over 11 years of aerospace experience.
Columbia MBA and aerospace consultant with background at Blue Ridge Partners and the FAA.
Finance, Strategy and Valuation Professional with 15+ years of experience across a variety of sectors
Our Clients

Graphite Case Studies

TriVista, a leading management consulting firm focused on serving PE firms and their invested companies, was seeking a consultant with market research expertise and experience with aerospace component parts to work with an investor group and management team to slowly build research and explore growth and market opportunities. The firm was ideally looking for an expert with experience in researching companies that sell mechanical components to aerospace OEMs, hardware distributors, military prime contractors and MRO distributors.

Through Graphite, TriVista found and hired Andrew N., a management consultant who had spent the past 8 years in the aerospace industry and had experience working with Tier 1 and Tier 2 OEMs and suppliers on a variety of projects. Andrew went on to do “a great job” during the multi-month project, delivering on TriVista’s research needs and earning a 5-star review for this performance and expertise.
NEC, a Fortune 1000 information and communications technology company, was looking to bring on an interim analytics solution architect as part of its global strategy team. Specific business objectives included creating a solution concept for the global market as well as marketable use cases. The candidate also needed to have large-scale solution architecture skills as well as in-depth knowledge of analytics solutions and platforms, domain application knowledge, and public sector expertise.

Through Graphite, NEC hired Inigo M., a strategic high-tech executive and enterprise software architect with large-scale project experience involving AI, machine learning, and analytics. Inigo provided to be the perfect for the project, with experience with Cienaga Systems, AT&T, and Merrill Lynch Online, as well as being a Six Sigma Black Belt with lean and business process management experience throughout the entire software development life cycle (SDLC).
Danaher, a global conglomerate and Fortune 500 life sciences company, needed an expert to augment its analytics team. It needed someone with a background in strategy, consulting, banking and qualitative marketing who could consolidate and synthesize large, complex data sets concerning market potential, revenue and channel coverage models.

Through Graphite, Danaher hired Nevin R., a Harvard graduate with Big Three management consulting experience and a private equity background. Nevin was able to deliver precisely the analysis Danaher needed while committing to the project full-time and producing high-quality insights the company used to great success.

Why Graphite

Graphite connects you with highly vetted independent consultants for on-demand work. We offer access to over 7,500 experts with an average of 12 to 15 years of experience, including over 1,600 with an MBA from a top 10 U.S. business school and many with years of experience from Bain, BCG and McKinsey.
Getting Started is Easy

How Graphite Works

It’s easy to find and hire a top-tier aerospace and defense expert through Graphite.

Scope Your Project

Tell us what you need done and work with our account managers to finalize a scope of work, budget and timeline for your project.

Interview Candidates

Within hours, we will deliver curated candidates that match your need. Interview and select the best fit.

Get Work Done

Seamlessly launch the project on Graphite and get amazing results. Let us handle the contracting and billing.
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