Our Work

KeySource Thomas Thor has served many clients across a wide range of search parameters and market segments.  For a sampling of searches, clients and case studies, click on the relevant links below.  If you would like to have more detailed information about our capabilities or experience, please contact Maribeth Veale at mveale@www.keythomasthor.com or (330) 342-4630.

Representative Clients

In this era of continuous business transformation, KeySource Thomas Thor recruiters and human capital consultants are relied upon for developing and implementing effective leadership acquisition strategies which are critical to our clients’ success.

KeySource Thomas Thor is honored to have provided support to the following:

Representative Searches

KeySource Thomas Thor has conducted a broad range of executive and mid-management searches in nuclear, energy and defense. Following is a representative list of the types of positions for which we have been retained.


Senior Execs & Board Members

  • President & CEO
  • General Counsel, Federal Programs
  • Vice President, Nuclear Operations
  • Chief Financial Officer, (CFO)
  • Vice President, Manufacturing
  • Division President, Waste Disposal & Treatment
  • Corporate Chief Operations Officer, (COO)
  • Vice President Human Resources
  • Vice President, ESH&Q
  • Vice President, Facilities Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Senior Executive, Nuclear Programs
  • Vice President, Site Operations
  • Senior VP, Technical Services
  • Vice President, Engineering
  • Vice President, Waste Management

Operations & Site Management

  • Senior Program Manager
  • Facilities & Infrastructure
  • Nuclear Operations Manager
  • Manager, ESH&Q
  • Director, Safeguards & Security
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Manager
  • Director, Technology & R&D
  • Manager, Quality Assurance

Business & Administration

  • Senior, Business Development Manager
  • Director, Risk Management
  • Federal Proposal Manager
  • Business Operations Manager
  • Proposal Cost Manager
  • Director, Human Resources
  • Manager, Business Development
  • Strategic Planning Director
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Manager, Estimating & Scheduling

Case Studies

  • UK Nuclear Decommissioning

    KeySource Thomas Thor was contacted by a large nuclear decommissioning services company in the UK with a request to find a Plant General Manager. The client needed a GM-level candidate to manage the transition of the nuclear site from operations (electricity generation) to safe shutdown and decommissioning.  KeySource Thomas Thor found multiple candidates and the […]

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  • Classified Business Development

    Client needed highly skilled and security-cleared individual to lead business growth initiative in secret and classified services. We found people with the right clearances, the right business experience and knowledge of the particular market areas. Now, three years after hiring the key leader, that business unit has grown dramatically and KeySource Thomas Thor has been contracted […]

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  • Business Improvement

    Our client was a major U.S. electric utility that owned and maintained nuclear operations in many states.  The utility company initated a wide-scale operational improvement effort.  The client invited KeySource Thomas Thor to identify candidates for similar key roles at three sites.  KeySource Thomas Thor quickly identified operational professionals who posessed the requisite experience and the drive to implement positive improvements […]

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  • Small Business CFO

    This KeySource Thomas Thor client was a family-owned federal technical services company.  This company needed a CFO and they articulated a broad range of initiatives for which this person would be responsible.  It was evident the selected individual would wear many hats.  KeySource Thomas Thor identified several highly-credentialed candidates.  The client ultimately extended an offer to a […]

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  • R & D Executive

    Our client needed to identify a highly-qualified executive leader with technology research and development credentials to bid on a major national lab technology project.  With the award date of the project scheduled to be approximately one year away, the client wanted to make contingent hire.  KeySource Thomas Thor not only found highly qualified individuals from […]

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  • Joint Venture Executive

    In this case, two federal services contracting firms joined forces with the intent to manage a defense manufacturing services contract. After evaluating internal candidates and not filling the role, the joint venture engaged KeySource Thomas Thor to identify candidates to serve as its Chief Operating Officer.  To qualify for this leadership role, candidates needed to have […]

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  • Power Generation Engineering Scale-up

    Since KeySource Thomas Thor has both executive recruiting as well as technical recruiting capabilities (see About Us), we were able to respond when a nuclear utility client had a major engineering department scale-up.  We were first engaged to find a VP, Engineering at this nuclear utility and the hired executive used KeySource Thomas Thor to […]

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  • Versatile EVP

    The client’s group President and COO needed an Executive VP to help manage a rapidly growing portfolio of projects in the federal energy and environmental services sector.  KeySource Thomas Thor identified multiple highly-talented individuals who were willing to travel extensively and had experience with both operations and business management initiatives.  The selected candidate had specific […]

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Partnering Opportunities

International Partners

KeySource Thomas Thor has conducted searches for American companies providing services in other countries and we have also served foreign companies providing services in the United States.  When performing searches in other nations, KeySource Thomas Thor will often partner with executive recruiting firms who are well-established in that region and with whom we share a common culture and approach to work.  For companies interested in partnering opportunities, please contact Keith M. Wing, President, at wing@thekeysource.com.
Technical & Project Staffing

KeySource Thomas Thor serves as a technical recruiting and project staffing services company.  For growing companies, human capital investments extend beyond leadership positions to fill the needs across the entire organization.  When recruiting for subject-matter experts (SME’s) and/or individual performers, KeySource Thomas Thor provides rapid turnaround recruiting services. Whether preparing a proposal on a major project, or mobilizing a new project, or simply filling critical positions in ongoing projects, contact Keith M. Wing, President,  at wing@thekeysource.com.

Proposal Campaigns
KeySource Thomas Thor is frequently contacted to serve as a strategic partner in filling positions for proposals and new business campaigns.  Whether seeking to hire direct or looking for contingent hires, we customize a delivery capability to suit the needs of the proposal effort.  With ability through KeySource Thomas Thor to deliver executives and leaders, we also have the ability to deliver technical and project staffing on a large scale.  For more information related to partnering on proposals, contact Keith M. Wing, President, at wing@thekeysource.com.