IRVINE, LOS ANGELES, PLEASANTON, and RIVERSIDE, California, October 1, 2009 – McDermott & Bull, Southern California’s premier executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Ms. Angela Rose as Director of Finance of Associated Third Party Administrators (ATPA) in Alameda, California.

“Angela demonstrates a highly motivated work ethic with the ability to respond quickly and adapt to the new challenges that she encounters,” said Marty McMahon, a Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull. “Her past experience with accounting, budgeting, payroll, and her ability to take on expanding roles from previous companies will make her a great fit with ATPA.”

Before joining ATPA, Rose was employed as a Corporate Controller for NorthPoint Financial Corporation where she became the acting Chief Financial Officer almost immediately after being hired. As acting CFO, she oversaw all finance and accounting for the corporation while also taking on human resources responsibilities of supervising, training, and reviewing the staff’s work. Prior to NorthPoint Financial, Rose had served as a Corporate Controller for Packard Management Group and Lippow Development Company where she developed her skills in the preparation and management of financials specific to property management.

Rose received her Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Saint Mary’s College of California.

About the Client

Associated Third Party Administrators ( is a service leader in employee benefit plan administration. ATPA uses computerized application technology for the management of Taft-Hartley multi-employer trust funds. They specialize in collective bargaining agreement administration, optimizing best business practices, cost containment, and operational efficiency.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, and the San Francisco Bay Area. 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, Bio-tech and Life Science, Retail, Professional Services, and others. Founded by Christopher Bull and Rodney McDermott, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical talent for its clients. McDermott & Bull works with a large number of prestigious clients in many industries. Some notable clients include Allergan, Advanced Medical Optics, Western Digital, Conexant, Invitrogen, Bausch and Lomb, Black & Decker, Mattel, Boeing, Meggitt PLC, J.F. Shea and Union Bank.