Chris Bull

Managing Partner + Co-Founder, Executive Search

Chris Bull, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of McDermott + Bull, brings over 20 years of experience in retained executive search. He has a strong track record of success partnering with client organizations to deliver best-in-class talent with private and public companies, private equity firms, and their operating companies. As a trusted advisor to the clients in which they serve, McDermott + Bull has become one of the fastest-growing executive search firms in North America with offices located both domestically and internationally.

Previously, Chris was an Executive Vice President in the Southern California office of DHR International, the nation’s 6th largest executive search firm. Earlier in his career, Chris spent six years operating the company he founded, American Liberty Capital Corporation. American Liberty combined cutting edge technology with the standards of commercial and residential mortgage banking services to become one of the largest privately-held consumer finance companies based in Southern California at the time.

Chris currently serves on the board of United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County and has served on the boards of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, Association for Corporate Growth, and on the Ambassadors Board of Talk About Curing Autism. He resides in Coto de Caza, California with his wife and four children. Chris received a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Business Wire: Chris Bull

“L Squared Capital Partners Commits $60 million to Raptor Scientific to Consolidate the Aerospace & Defense-Focused Testing and Measurement Sector”

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Orange County Business Journal: Chris Bull

“Top Talent: Why Today’s Senior Finance Executives Are in Such High Demand.”

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Orange County Business Journal: Chris Bull

“From Financial Gatekeeper to the Boardroom: How CFOs Have Become a Force.”

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