Vice President


"I have a passion for people, building long-term relationships, and driving value through people. In search, there’s nothing as satisfying as connecting the right person with the right opportunity, and watching them achieve extraordinary things."

Kevin Burns is a Vice President with ON Partners. Having led searches for private equity and Fortune 500 companies, Kevin’s experience spans manufacturing strategy, operations, logistic and supply chain management. His practice focuses on building executive leadership teams in multiple industries including automotive, industrial, high-tech, and oil + gas.

Kevin joined ON from PierceGray, a boutique executive search firm, where he served as Vice President. Kevin began his career with General Motors as a Manufacturing Engineer before transitioning into consulting at PRTM + PwC. In consulting he focused on driving EBITDA impact through network and footprint optimization, sales + operations planning, and strategic sourcing engagements.

Kevin earned his BSE Industrial + Operations and BSE Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK.

He lives in Frisco, Texas with his wife, Andrea, and their two children.