IRVINE, California, January 5, 2015 – McDermott & Bull, a premier Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Jarrod Gerhardt as Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing with Bank of Marin. With more than $1.8 billion in total assets and 21 locations serving the counties of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda, and San Francisco, Bank of Marin has customer-service in its DNA serving clients across a full suite of commercial banking, retail banking, and wealth management services and products, with a strong emphasis on commercial lending.

McDermott & Bull’s robust search process identified 213 candidates across the nation, presenting 6 very strong financial services marketing candidates to Bank of Marin’s executive management team. This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Brandon Biegenzahn, Banking Practice Co-Chair at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Biegenzahn, “Jarrod’s track of success positions him well to build upon Bank of Marin’s world class legacy of community and client service.”

Mr. Gerhardt is well positioned to play a strategic role in Bank of Marin’s growth trajectory. Prior to joining Bank of Marin, he amassed an impressive track record of brand expansion and successful re-brandings with $6 billion Boston Private Bank and Trust. At Boston Private, Mr. Gerhardt led the successful integration of three west coast acquisitions under a single unified charter while retaining their client bases. Prior to Boston Private, he served as a Vice President of Marketing for Washington Mutual.

Mr. Gerhardt received his Bachelors degree from Santa Clara University and his Masters of Business Administration from Boston University.

About Bank of Marin

Bank of Marin ( is a leading business and community bank in the San Francisco Bay Area, with assets in excess of $1.8 billion. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Novato, Bank of Marin is the sole subsidiary of Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ:BMRC). With 21 offices in San Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma and Alameda counties, Bank of Marin provides business and personal banking, commercial lending, and wealth management services. Specializing in providing legendary service to its customers and investing in its local communities, Bank of Marin has consistently been ranked one of the “Top Corporate Philanthropists” by the San Francisco Business Times and one of the “Best Places to Work” by the North Bay Business Journal. Bank of Marin Bancorp is included in the Russell 2000 Small-Cap Index and has been recognized as a Top 200 Community Bank by US Banker Magazine for the past five years.

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 Aerospace & Defense, Banking, Technology, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Industrial Manufacturing, Restaurants/Retail, Entertainment, Food Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, the Engineering & Construction / Building Industry, Professional Services, and other areas. Founded by Rod McDermott and Chris 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 Broadcom, Cisco Systems, First Republic Bank, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Kaiser Aluminum, Maxwell Technologies, Kraco Enterprises, Google, Ducommun, AECOM, Newport Corporation, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, and the Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans.