Active Searches

We’re privileged to share our active search mandates below. On the occasion you are interested in learning more, please contact Andy Lane, Managing Partner at andy@criticalfacility.com. If you’d like to be notified of new active searches, please include your resume with your email so that we can tailor notifications to match your credentials.

CFS Partners is a global executive search firm representing Private Equity and C-Suite requirements for companies that finance, develop, design, build, own, & operate digital infrastructure = data centers, fiber, renewables, energy, edge, towers, and DAS. We are privileged to share our precedent experience hiring executives who create exceptional investor and shareholder value during their company’s formative growth chapters amidst the convergence of the digital infrastructure industry.

VP, DEVELOPMENT

Stream Data Centers has provided premium data center services since 1999, with 90% of its inventory leased to Fortune 100 customers. To date, the company has acquired, developed, and managed 24 data center campuses nationally, while leadership has remained consistent for all 23 years. From site selection to data center construction and operations, Stream develops wholesale colocation capacity and build-to-suit solutions for hyperscale and enterprise users. Additionally, Stream sources low- risk land sites for optimum data center development and provides energy procurement services with a focus on reducing market risk and low-cost renewable energy options. All of Stream’s facilities feature carrier-neutral, low latency connectivity to network and public cloud providers.

 Stream Data Centers is a subsidiary of Stream Realty Partners, a full service commercial real estate investment, development and services company. With $5.8 billion in annual transactions, Stream Realty Partners is one of the most successful commercial real estate firms in the country. The combined Stream portfolio of 250+ million square feet of commercial properties and 1,100+ real estate professionals, give us outstanding market insight and reach. Stream represents a “best of both worlds” partner, combining the best practices and robust financial capabilities of a publicly traded REIT with the flexibility and speed of a boutique data center provider.

SVP, DATA CENTER OPERATIONS

Corscale is focused on delivering sustainability at scale for hyperscale operators and enterprise clients. Partnered with USAA Real Estate, Corscale is the exclusive data center platform of Patrinely Group. Patrinely Group and USAA Real Estate have successfully developed over 50 projects spanning 35 years.

Patrinely Group is a vertically integrated, national real estate firm with a proven 38-year track record specializing in investment, development, leasing, and management of large-scale, Class A, mixed-use, office, multifamily, and industrial properties in major North American markets. Patrinely Group has prospered from a core focus on commercial office, mixed-use, industrial and multifamily projects. Since 1983, the company has completed 21 million square feet of development amounting to $10 billion in total transactions. Patrinely Group, headquartered in Houston, is guided by Robert Fields, President/CEO & Principal, and Don Thomas, Chief Operating Officer & Principal. They are judicious in the selection of projects and investments and come to the table with capital, enabling a customized, nimble approach to creating value.

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SVP, FEDERAL AND PUBLIC SECTOR BUSINESS UNIT

Aligned Data Centers supports the complex, distributed IT infrastructure requirements across multiple US markets for its Cloud Provider, Hyperscale, Large Enterprise and Federal/Public Sector customer base. The Company’s decision to formalize and expand its Federal and Public Sector Go-To-market efforts through the formation of Aligned Federal reflects Aligned’s already expeditious success supporting Federal customer requirements through its Cloud Provider and Systems Integrator customers.

VP, UTILITY INFRASTRUCTURE

Reporting to Matt Muell, Co-Founder and SVP Development, the Vice President, Utility Infrastructure (VPUI) supports EdgeCore’s data center expansion by leading efforts to identify, procure, design, and develop large-scale infrastructure projects with electric and other utilities.  The candidate will manage a portfolio of activities including supporting site selection efforts across all target geographies, devising data center interconnection strategy and execution in partnership with utilities, communicating project needs and managing relationships across internal and external stakeholders, negotiating energy rate tariffs/special contracts, and identifying electric supply market conditions and opportunities material to our business.

SVP, ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION

Reporting to Chief Financial Officer, Khozem Lokhandwala, the SVPEC will oversee the strategic and practical delivery aspects of all design and construction of data centers globally. This individual will ensure design and development of products that meet the rapidly evolving and ever-changing definitions and demands of large enterprise and hyperscale customers. This will require executive oversight and synthesis of design, procurement, product, sales, and operational inputs into a progressive and efficient delivery platform.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible and accountable for formulating and communicating the vision of ColoHouse during a crucial growth, integration, and value creation chapter. From this vision the CEO will develop and implement the proper business plan and delivery methodology to achieve specific revenue and profit goals. Additionally, the CEO will prepare monthly reports measured against plans and adjust based on the on-going needs of the business. The CEO will be responsible for supporting the business with the right talent and will strategize and participate with the management team in the areas of sales, technical support, customer relations, supplier relations, and specific problems or opportunities involved in the day-to-day business.