A Company Respected for Executive Search Solutions

Leadership Talent Solutions

AHT is a retained search practice that provides ethical key leadership acquisition results to enterprises, executives, and organizations. Our practice serves the aerospace, defense, government, nonprofit, and technology sectors. However, our experience includes projects in other sectors, as well. We are known for forthright communication and integrity in our practice.

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Our Mission

To provide unparalleled retained executive search services for clients in the aerospace, defense, education, nonprofit, government, and technology industries.

Customer Quotes

"Best that I have worked with."
- candidate for division President in Defense Services industry

"Use AHT when the cost of a mistake outweighs the cost of the service."
- East Coast-based Aerospace Executive

Our Mission

To provide unparalleled retained executive search services for clients in the aerospace, defense, education, nonprofit, government, and technology industries.

Customer Quotes

"Best that I have worked with."
- candidate for division President in Defense Services industry

"Use AHT when the cost of a mistake outweighs the cost of the service."
- East Coast-based Aerospace Executive

Company History

Action Human Technologies, LLC (AHT) was founded in 1986 as a contingent technical search and consulting firm. Through the years, our areas of services have evolved to feature our proprietary research-based retained professional executive search methodologies.

AHT is a resource to executives, as a valued consultant for organizational leadership team concerns and talent acquisition.

Founder and CEO

Mr. Byron K. Ward provides services as a professional principal consultant. He is the CEO and the President of Action Human Technologies, LLC (AHT) based in Port Hueneme, CA. The practice was established in 1986 and provides services to the corporate, governmental, organizational, and small business communities. The current primary areas of capabilities encompass retained executive and technical talent acquisitions.

Mr. Ward's broad professional experience exceeds thirty-five years. Most recently he has served the corporate community, primarily as managing principal, director of human resources, and senior system analyst. He has worked both as a staff employee and as a consultant to Fortune 500 and smaller companies. His HR history includes direct experience in the areas of diversity, employee relations, employee programs, leadership and organizational development, recruitment, and training among other areas.

Mr. Ward has overall leadership responsibility for the administrative, customer service, financial, management, marketing, and planning activities at AHT. He performs his duties with great creativity and a strategic perspective. These direct experiences translate to clients in the level of detail, specificity, and vision that he brings to problem-solving efforts.

Past and present clients have included ANC, DLH Corporation, Eaton, Harman, Hughes, Levin and Company, Litton, Micropolis, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, SAIC, Teledyne, The Miles Partnership, and Wellpoint, among other enterprises.

Mr. Ward's education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He has studied leadership, conducted research in organization and management development at the graduate level. He is trained in Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. His work experiences in education and training encompass classroom training, course administration, analysis, design, development, and presentation as well as, seminar offerings.

Community service activities that he has participated in include: Director and Co-Founder of Community Advocacy Coalition of Ventura County, California State University Channel Islands President's Advisory Council, Oxnard College President's Advisory Council, Oxnard College Men's Basketball Team Mentor/Chaplain support, the adult steering committee for Project Links; development of Minority Job Fair for Ventura County NAACP chapter; selection as a presenter at PanHellenic Council College Workshop, at Oxnard College; presented in-classroom offerings at public school; coached youth basketball and track teams; served on the Ventura Community College District Minority Advisory Committee and has volunteered for numerous community activities.