IRVINE, California, January 18, 2013 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Guy Marsala as Chief Administrative Officer with American Career College based in Irvine, California.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Craig Lipus, Partner at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Lipus, “Guy brings to ACC/WCU a diverse background that includes executive operational experience in vocational and private education. He is an extraordinary leader possessing an understanding, passion, and acumen for vocational and private education. Guy will greatly enhance ACC/WCU’s commitment to excellence as they expand the opportunity to serve students across the US and internationally.”

Mr. Marsala has over 30 years of experience as an executive of administrative services, particularly in the career education industry. He has extensive experience having direct responsibility for financial planning and analysis, operations, marketing, information technology, public relations, human resources, compliance, and risk management. Prior to joining American Career College, Mr. Marsala served as President, CEO, and Board Member of EZ Lube, LLC, which was strategically sold in 2012. He also served as the President and COO of Corinthian Colleges, where he organized a shared service function to support 46 career education colleges and a corporate training business.

Mr. Marsala obtained his Bachelors of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and later earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dallas. He also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army and was awarded two Army Commendation Medals.

About American Career College

American Career College ( has steadily grown through the years by adding faculty, curricula, and campuses to address the growing need for highly skilled health care employees. Today, with four locations in Southern California, along with degree and diploma programs in ten major areas of health care, American Career College has become a leader in the demanding and challenging health care education field. While the college’s facilities and programs have grown significantly, one very important aspect has never changed: American Career College has understood that a high-quality education can mean the difference between a short-term job and a fulfilling, long-term career. The college takes its commitment to its students seriously and continually seeks opportunities to enhance students’ classroom and laboratory experiences, including well-equipped dental assisting labs to the latest training in surgical technology. All of this is done to ensure that graduates will step confidently, comfortably and successfully into their chosen health care careers.

About McDermott & Bull
McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California. The firm serves both public and privately held clients in a variety of industries and functional areas. McDermott & Bull has developed expertise in fields including Technology, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Professional Services, and others. Founded by Rodney McDermott and Christopher Bull, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical senior level talent for its clients. McDermott & Bull has worked with a large number of prestigious clients including AECOM, Broadcom, First American Financial, Allergan, Panda Express, Anaheim Ducks,, Local Corp, ICU Medical, and Taylor Guitars.