Chris Bull

Managing Partner + Co-Founder, Executive Search

Chris Bull serves as Co-Founder + Managing Partner of McDermott + Bull. Along with leading a team of executive search consultants, Chris has successfully built his own executive search practice catering to a variety of successful clients, including Alteryx, Athens Services, CoolSys, CoreLogic, First American Financial, Goodwill Orange County, Infinite Electronics, Irvine Company, MNX Global Logistics, San Manuel Casino, and United Pacific, to name a few. Additionally, he is called upon to serve as an expert legal witness in the area of executive search. His long-standing relationships in the community and his vast experience as a former executive have contributed to making McDermott + Bull the leading retained executive search firm in Southern California.

Previously, Chris was an Executive Vice President in the Orange County 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 retail services to become one of the largest privately held consumer finance companies based in Southern California.

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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