Active Searches

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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.


Nautilus Data Technologies created the world’s most environmentally innovative water-cooled data center infrastructure to unleash compute in the most sustainable way possible. Our technology allows you to handle your mission-critical IT needs today and be insured for growth in the future — we are committed to setting new, and higher, standards for performance, efficiency, sustainability, and global scalability.


Founded in 1998, Stratus Networks has grown to become a leading broadband, data, IT, and voice network services provider for enterprises across Central Illinois. Since inception, Stratus has invested in and built superior network, product offering, ancillary services, partnerships, and proprietary operational systems to deliver the best available service to its customers. The Company owns, leases, and operates a large fiber network to deliver a full suite of solutions including data, cloud and voice solutions. They’ve achieved significant scale serving nearly 1,000 highly diversified enterprise customers primarily across financial services, healthcare, and telecom markets.


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.


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.