IRVINE, CA (September 17, 2019)McDermott + Bull, the go-to executive search partner to empower change, has expanded its footprint into San Francisco and Dallas, strengthening its presence in two new markets for the firm. Within the last three years, the firm has broadened its reach throughout the U.S. and internationally, including the opening of offices in Canada and Europe. 

Linda Sierra, Managing Director in San Francisco, and Jeff Katon, Managing Director in Dallas, have been added to the McDermott + Bull team to lead business development and play a crucial role in broadening the firm’s life sciences and healthcare practices. The San Francisco Life Sciences practice will specialize in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device industries. The newly launched healthcare practice in Dallas is aimed at integrated delivery systems, community-based medical centers, and physician group practices with a specific focus on skilled nursing, assisted living, and memory care.

“Our continuous investment in relationship-driven industry experts has been a catalyst for our vision of global expansion,” said Rod McDermott, CEO + Co-Founder of McDermott + Bull. “As we continue to increase our market share in California and Texas, it is imperative to strengthen our expertise in various industries, including healthcare and life sciences.”

Linda brings with her nine years of experience in executive search and 18 years in the biotechnology industry in human resources and recruiting, splitting her time between San Francisco and San Diego. She has a well-rounded background of knowledge with hands-on experience in all stages of companies from start-up, IPO, pre-clinical and product launch.

Jeff has over 27 years of experience in the healthcare search industry. Prior to McDermott + Bull, he served as Managing Director and Regional Vice President at an executive search firm, where he focused on developing strong relationships while providing consultative support to his clients, including hospitals and other health services providers throughout the United States.

About McDermott + Bull
McDermott + Bull is leading the way in transforming executive search services worldwide, one relationship at a time. With experienced principals in the United States, Canada, and Europe, McDermott + Bull has become the trusted retained search advisor for empowering change on behalf of private and public companies, private equity firms, and their operating companies. Known for being thorough and balancing the need for urgency, McDermott + Bull provides personalized solutions to those who value contribution over pedigree. Leveraging deep vertical experience, innovative thinking and proven time-saving methodologies, the company challenges the norm and thrives in the recruitment of difficult-to-find, culture critical VP to C-Suite executive talent.

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