Our Team

"Individual commitment to a group effort: that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi

Corey Fitzgerald

Managing Director, Engineering & Operations

As the Group Director of the Operations & Engineering practice group at SkyWater Search, Corey works with a “full desk,” specializing in executive retained search. The SkyWater Operations & Engineering team focuses on growth-oriented, middle-market companies based in the Midwest.

Within this team, Corey specializes in recruiting & placing talent in full-time, permanent positions at various levels & titles. His team also has the capability to work on staff-level operations and engineering roles.

Recent Searches Completed:

  • VP of Operations
  • VP of Supply Chain
  • Director of Supply Chain
  • Sr. Director of Manufacturing
  • Director of Global Supply Chain
  • Plant Manager
  • Director of Engineering
  • General Manager
  • Sr. Director Operations
  • Sr. Manager, Global Sourcing
  • Operations Manager
  • Value Stream Manager


Corey hails from St.Cloud State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science (BS), Communications Studies. More than just an all-star recruiter, Corey is an indispensable member of the SkyWater Sluggers softball team. Our team acquired him after trading away Super Man to an opposing team, and we are certain that we came out ahead on that one.

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