Our Mission
“Finding People Who Make a Difference®” for our client companies.
Unique Recruiting Solutions
Kirk Johnson has direct experience working for manufacturers in the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), safety, security, industrial, construction products and STAFDA industries.
Over 30 Years of Industry Experience
Our search consultants are industry veterans that have a historical perspective of companies, markets and candidates allowing us to better match candidates and companies.
PPE, STAFDA, Industrial and Government Markets Executive Search
Our team has deep personal experience in a wide range of senior leadership positions. We provide executive search expertise for highly qualified professionals in senior level management (i.e. president, GM, VP), sales, marketing and operations positions.
Our Strong Network
We keep abreast of new developments by attending industry trade shows and have continuous contact with clients and candidates. We often know in advance when a company or candidate is ready to make a change.
Global Reach
Sanford Rose Associates serves clients around the world with offices in North America, Asia and Europe.
Proven Talent Search Process
Strong reputation and network, industry knowledge, decades of experience and the latest recruiting tools are utilized to produce results.
History of Success
Founded in 1959 in Akron, Ohio, the Sanford Rose Associates Network of offices worldwide has filled over 100,000 positions.

Let’s Connect

We attend most key industry trade shows. Click here to schedule an appointment with us.

Welcome to Kirk Johnson Executive Search

We understand the need to find people who will “make a difference”. Our goal is to match your needs with highly qualified individuals as quickly and efficiently as possible, with the end goal of enhancing the client’s “organizational capability”.

We specialize in retained searches for experienced executives, management and individual contributors, working on behalf of our client companies to search for and recruit highly qualified professionals. Kirk Johnson Executive Search is dedicated to finding the right talent for the right position in the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), manufacturing, STAFDA, industrial and government markets.

Our clients are typically manufacturers and distributors of safety equipment, PPE, and industrial equipment. These products are used in markets such as Law Enforcement (LE), Military, Fire Service, Construction, and Industrial.

We have experience conducting searches for C level executives, presidents, vice presidents, senior managers and experienced sales and marketing professionals.

Kirk Johnson Executive Search, a member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices, is an independently owned and operated office of Sanford Rose Associates International, Inc., an organization in its 50th+ year of offering executive search services.

For the latest updates to our business that may not be shown on this website, please contact Kirk Johnson at 619.482.2393.