McDermott & Bull Recruits EVP, Chief Credit Officer at Technology Credit Union

May 24th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 24, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Mike Floyd as EVP, Chief Credit Officer with Technology Credit Union (Tech CU), a credit union serving more than 80,000 members throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Brandon Biegenzahn, Co-Chair of the Financial Institutions Practice; Michelle Davis, Associate Principal Consultant; and Laurie Henderson, Recruiting Consultant at McDermott & Bull.  According to Biegenzahn, “Put simply, Mike is wonderful human being who brings so much energy and positivity.  He is an ideal culture match for Tech CU and will assimilate seamlessly.  Technically, he brings a deep understanding of the sorts of sophisticated commercial credits which set Tech CU apart from their competition.  We feel so fortunate to have played a role in Mike joining Tech CU.”

Floyd’s career has spanned 32 years with three institutions, 22 of which were spent during two stints with Montecito Bank & Trust.  In his last role as SVP, Chief Credit Officer, he led the credit function, contributing to the bank’s steady and profitable growth trajectory.  He graduated from Pacific Banking School in 2015 and now serves on the faculty.

Floyd received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

About Technology Credit Union

Tech CU (www.techcu.com) is a $2 billion+ credit union serving more than 80,000 members throughout the San Francisco Bay Area — including employees of such companies as Tesla, eBay, Applied Materials, Nvidia and Facebook. A federally insured, not-for-profit organization, we put the financial interests of our members ahead of shareholder profit by helping members achieve their financial goals on their terms and by sharing the benefits of our growth. Founded in 1960 by a group of forward-thinking employees at Fairchild Semiconductor, today we continue to be an industry leader, providing innovative financial products for all stages of our members’ lives, including personal banking, wealth management, private banking, commercial lending and business banking. Tech CU consistently achieves high marks for its customer satisfaction and maintains a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial, the nation’s largest independent rating service for financial institutions. And, with mobile and online banking, 65,000+ surcharge-free ATMs worldwide (more than Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo combined) and convenient branch access to our financial experts, Tech CU makes 24/7 banking easy and empowering.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

With backgrounds in the banking and financial services industry, Rod McDermott, Managing Partner, and Brandon Biegenzahn, Partner, lead and represent McDermott & Bull’s Banking & Financial Institutions Practice.  Using their robust industry knowledge, Rod and Brandon partner with clients such as American River Bank, ANZ Bank, Bank of Marin, Bank of the Cascades, BNY Mellon, First American Trust, First Republic Bank, Golden 1 Credit Union, Luther Burbank Savings, Pacific Mercantile Bank, Plaza Bank, Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Silvergate Bank, Sunwest Bank, Tech CU, Union Bank, and Washington Trust Bank to find C-level executives, including CEO, COO, President, CFO, Chief Banking Officer, Chief Credit Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Chief Information Officer, Compliance Leaders, HR Leaders, Retail Banking Executives, Trust and Wealth Management Leaders and Business Banking.  To learn more about McDermott & Bull’s Banking and Financial Institutions Practice, please visit http://mbsearch.com/industry-expertise/banking-financial-services/.

McDermott & Bull Leading Vice President of Sales Search for Juanita’s Foods

May 23rd, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 23, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, has been retained by Juanita’s Foods to lead their search for a Vice President of Sales.

This executive recruiting engagement is being conducted by The fit Practice at McDermott & Bull, which includes Jeff Black, Partner; Jason Pinegar, Associate Principal Consultant; Trey Mullen, Associate Consultant; and Kelly Nguyen, Executive Search Associate; as well as Amanda Lange, Recruiting Associate.

As a member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President of Sales will play an integral role in leading a multi-faceted sales team.  This position will report to the CEO and will be responsible for all activities related to conceptualizing and executing on sales strategies and achieving deadlines.  The VP of Sales will have responsibility for delivering the short-term sales results needed to achieve growth and profitability targets for the company while building a broader foundation for continued long-term dominance in this space.  This role will require an entrepreneurial spirit, thirst for success, unwavering commitment, and demonstrated success in driving strategic sale and marketing initiatives.  The ideal candidate will bring a demonstrated history of success building and leading dynamic teams in a high growth sales environment, possessing a hands-on proactive style and accustom to dynamic sales cycles that delivers solutions to support the business and its customers.  It will be incumbent on the VP, Sales to develop a deep understanding of Juanita’s existing and potential customers and develop clear strategies for continued success.

About Juanita’s Foods

Juanita’s brand products are made by Juanita’s Foods, a third-generation family-owned and operated business based in Wilmington, California.  Founded in 1946 by George De La Torre Sr. and his nephew, Albert Guerrero, it was originally called Harbor Canning Company and specialized in canning the catches of local sports fishermen.  One day, at the suggestion of Albert’s wife, Ruth, they tried canning menudo, a popular Mexican stew.  This innovative side venture, started in 1950, grew to become a huge success; eventually leading Juanita’s to be the world’s largest manufacturer of canned menudo.  Shortly after son George Jr. took the helm of the family business in 1968, he decided to completely eliminate fish canning, focusing on the true heart of the company: authentic, ready-to-serve home cooked Mexican food.  The Company’s path was clear, and was officially renamed Juanita’s Foods, emphasizing their commitment to maintaining their well-earned title of leader in the Mexican food category.  Today, Juanita’s continues their passion for innovation while maintaining their dedication to authentic high-quality Mexican food.  Their product line continues to grow with a wide variety of flavorful soups, sauces and stews under the direction of George Jr.’s son, Aaron as CEO, Juanita’s is proud to carry on the solid family traditions and strong business legacy begun so many years ago, and plans to continue pleasing their loyal customers for many more years to come.

 About The fit Practice

We’re the fit experts.  We believe creating relationships that truly fit makes a powerful difference in our world.  We love placing top leadership and have developed a comprehensive approach to executive search that provides optimal outcomes by ensuring functional, cultural and personal fit.  Click HERE to learn more.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

McDermott & Bull Finds Director of Accounts Receivable for Manhattan Beachwear, Inc.

May 18th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 18, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Jay Cochrun as Director of Accounts Receivable with Manhattan Beachwear, Inc., the largest manufacturer of swim and active wear in the United States.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Rob Gross, Associate Principal Consultant; and Chris Pring, Recruiting Associate.  According to Bull, “Jay is a great relationship builder and has the passion and relevant background for this unique apparel niche.  He will be a impactful addition to the team at Manhattan Beachwear.”

Cochrun has over twenty years of experience in the apparel industry.  In his first role as Accounts Receivable/Sales Liaison for Quiksilver, he traveled with the sales team and improved customer relations by planning surfing and dining excursions.  In 2001, Cochrun was promoted to Credit Manager, responsible for over $100 million in receivables and all month-end reporting.  He later served as Senior Credit Manager at VF Contemporary Brands, where he was responsible for over $50 million in receivables, as well as the set-up of new accounts and all month-end reporting.  Prior to his time at Quiksilver, Cochrun owned his own surf shop in San Clemente, CA.

About Manhattan Beachwear, Inc.

As the largest manufacturer of swim and active wear in the U.S., Manhattan Beachwear recently expanded into a state-of-the-art 75,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and design facility in Cypress, CA.  Manhattan’s proprietary swimwear brands include La Blanca, 24th & Ocean, The Bikini Lab and Maxine of Hollywood.  It picked up women’s active and lifestyle apparel brand Green Dragon Clothing when it acquired Los Angeles-based CMK Manufacturing in 2014.  Manhattan Beachwear also designs, manufactures, and markets under licenses for Lucky Brand, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Polo Ralph Lauren, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Trina Turk, Nanette Lepore, Sperry Top-Sider, and Hobie Swim, sold at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, and swimwear boutiques.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

Big Maintenance Needs at a Small Airport on Labour Day Weekend? No Worries.

May 17th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 17, 2017 – Rod McDermott, CEO & Co-Founder of McDermott & Bull – one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms – was featured in Pratt & Whitney Canada’s recent article, “Big Maintenance Needs at a Small Airport on Labour Day Weekend? No Worries.” Here’s the URL to the aforementioned piece: http://airtime.pwc.ca/en/blog/flying-stories/maintenance-needs-small-airport-labour-day-weekend.

MB Interim Leaders Places Interim Director of Engineering at Global Aerospace Company

May 16th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 16, 2017MB Interim Leaders (MBIL) is pleased to announce the successful appointment of the interim Director of Engineering at a leading global aerospace company.

This interim executive leader search was led by Rebecca Miller, MBIL’s Vice President of Sales.  The company had an urgent need for an interim Director of Engineering with aerospace experience to restructure and assess the engineering department in preparation of the launch of future product lines.  Upon interview completion, he was hired as the interim Director of Engineering and was immediately converted to the full-time permanent Director of Engineering role.

The interim leader has thirty years of engineering experience.  He started his career at The Boeing Company and has an extensive background leading large engineering departments and driving new product development at global companies such as Western Digital.

About MB Interim Leaders

Established by McDermott & Bull in 2011, MB Interim Leaders is the definitive interim executive leadership resource for companies seeking to address immediate challenges.  McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001, and the advent of MB Interim Leaders powerfully equips the firm to service both the temporary and permanent needs of its clients.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

McDermott & Bull Leading Vice President of Human Resources Search for Emser Tile, LLC

May 15th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 15, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, has been retained by Emser Tile, LLC to lead their search for a Vice President of Human Resources.

This executive recruiting engagement is being conducted by Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant; Jeff Black, Partner; and Krista Sietsema, Recruiting Associate.

This leader will be an integral partner with existing leadership to seek, identify, and recruit new talent and to help manage, advance, and retain the Company’s existing talent.  As a key member of the senior management team, this individual will leverage their broad exposure to and understanding of business (possibly including experience outside of the HR field) to the development and execution of both strategic and operational strategies, goals, and objectives.   A comprehensive understanding of, and ability to work within, Federal, State, and local regulations and requirements is necessary in order to advocate for and protect the rights and interests of both the company and its employees.  Strong ethical and compliance standards are essential in this leadership role.

About Emser Tile, LLC

Emser Tile is the largest privately held designer and marketer of tile and natural stone products in the United States.  Our principal offering includes an extensive line of ceramic, porcelain, natural stone and decorative products to service the design and product needs of our customers.  Our products are distributed nationally through a company-owned network of local sales and service locations.  The company’s products are used extensively in new home construction, remodel applications as well as commercial projects including multi-family housing, hospitality, shopping centers, office buildings and educational facilities.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

MB Interim Leaders Finds Interim Chief Financial Officer for Private Equity-Backed Distribution Company

May 12th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 12, 2017 — MB Interim Leaders (MBIL) is pleased to announce the placement of the interim Chief Financial Officer at a private equity-backed distribution company.

This interim executive leader search was led by Rebecca Miller, MBIL’s Vice President of Sales.  The private equity-backed company had an immediate need for an interim CFO with fast-turning distribution experience to establish internal accounting and finance functions, as well as manage logistics operations.  Within one week of interview completion, he was hired for the interim position.  After only three weeks of being onsite, the private equity firm determined that he was the correct fit for the permanent role and he was promptly converted to the full-time CFO position.  He is currently responsible for managing the finance and accounting operations and restructuring the finance department.

The interim leader has over fifteen years of experience leading finance operations at fast-turning distribution companies such as Bakkavor Foods.  He has extensive experience managing logistics operations and building out finance/accounting operations and teams from the ground up.

About MB Interim Leaders

Established by McDermott & Bull in 2011, MB Interim Leaders is the definitive interim executive leadership resource for companies seeking to address immediate challenges.  McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001, and the advent of MB Interim Leaders powerfully equips the firm to service both the temporary and permanent needs of its clients.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

McDermott & Bull Recognized as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms

May 11th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 11, 2017 – McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, was recently recognized as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms by Forbes.

McDermott & Bull was ranked amongst the top 30% of firms in the country within this first-time list, which was created based on feedback from over 18,000 external recruiters, 3,000 candidates/employees, and 500 HR managers from large US companies.  Survey participants were asked to assess the quality of executive search firms based on areas such as offered positions, offered candidates, process, pre- and post-search service, and communication.

“We’re honored to have been recognized as one of the best executive search firms in America,” said Rod McDermott, CEO and Co-Founder of McDermott & Bull.  “Our inclusion within this first-ever list from Forbes proves that you can achieve great things when you have a clear mission and place an emphasis on paying it forward.  With our continued expansion into new markets, including the recent formation of McDermott & Bull Europe, we look forward to serving even more clients and candidates in the years to come.”

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

McDermott & Bull Places Category Manager at Santa Monica Seafood

May 10th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 10, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Sandy Ornelas as Category Manager, Salmon with Santa Monica Seafood, a full-service fresh and frozen seafood processor and distributor.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by the fit Team at McDermott & Bull, which includes Jeff Black, Partner; Jason Pinegar, Associate Principal Consultant; Trey Mullen, Associate Consultant; and Kelly Nguyen, Executive Search Associate; as well as Chris Bull, Managing Partner.  According to Black, “As this great company continues to grow by leaps and bounds, tightening up their acquisition costs and maximizing product availability for their customers are both critical to continued success.  Sandy Ornelas brings a wealth of experience ensuring her company achieves these goals and her fit with the Santa Monica Seafood team reflects her extraordinary collaboration and relationship skills that will enable her to enrich the company’s culture in wonderful ways.”

Ornelas began her career as a Marketing Officer for the Embassy of Thailand in Mexico City, assisting in a diplomatic capacity to substantially increase trade between Thailand, Mexico and the United States.  After three years, she joined MGT Industries as an Import/Export Manager, where she established the company’s Import/Export Department, created all operational policies and procedures, and negotiated international and domestic procurement contracts.  In 1998, Ornelas joined Golden Beach Inc., a $20-30M importer and exporter of canned seafood, and later moved to Contessa Food Products as a Buyer/Inventory Analyst, executing all ingredient procurement for packaged meals for national accounts with Costco, Sam’s Club, Jenny Craig and Trader Joes.  In 2006, Ornelas joined Two Chefs on a Roll as Senior Buyer, where she held responsibility for all new packaging and raw ingredients and the coordination of logistics; providing product for Fresh & Easy, Whole Foods, and other markets.  Immediately prior to joining Santa Monica Seafood, she was Director of Purchasing at Overhill Farms and a Consultant for Trade Supplies Inc.

Ornelas earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and an MBA from California State University, Fullerton.

About Santa Monica Seafood

Santa Monica Seafood is Southern California’s full-service fresh and frozen seafood processor and distributor since 1939.  They deliver six days a week in refrigerated trucks to California, Las Vegas, NV and the Phoenix, AZ regions.  They offer a wide range of services and have well-trained sales and customer service staff available to handle all seafood needs.  They are committed to educating and moving Santa Monica Seafood, its vendors, and customers towards offering more sustainable options, increasing community understanding on environmental responsibility, and being an agent of change in the seafood industry.

About The fit Team

We’re the fit experts.  We believe creating relationships that truly fit makes a powerful difference in our world.  We love placing top leadership and have developed a comprehensive approach to executive search that provides optimal outcomes by ensuring functional, cultural and personal fit.  Click HERE to learn more.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.

Interim Head of Logistics Appointed by MB Interim Leaders at Multi-Billion Dollar National Healthcare Company

May 9th, 2017

IRVINE, California, May 9, 2017 – MB Interim Leaders (MBIL) announced the successful appointment of the interim Head of Logistics at a multi-billion dollar national healthcare company.

This interim executive leader search was conducted by Rebecca Miller, MBIL’s Vice President of Sales.  After a recent vacancy by the Head of Logistics, the healthcare company had an urgent need for an interim Head of Logistics with large scale direct to consumer distribution and final mile optimization experience to streamline processes and efficiencies surrounding route optimization and scheduling.  The interim leader placed by MBIL possessed this niche skillset and within a short time frame of MB Interim Leaders receiving the request, he was hired and placed onsite.  Since his assignment began, he has effectively streamlined efficiencies and implemented changes to optimize the final mile distribution.

The interim leader has over fifteen years of experience leading operations and logistics teams at companies including Ann Taylor and Diedrich Coffee.  He has held direct responsibility for reengineering processes for final mile deliveries in industries including floral and gifting, apparel, and food service.

About MB Interim Leaders

Established by McDermott & Bull in 2011, MB Interim Leaders is the definitive interim executive leadership resource for companies seeking to address immediate challenges.  McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001, and the advent of MB Interim Leaders powerfully equips the firm to service both the temporary and permanent needs of its clients.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.