IRVINE, California, September 25, 2012 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Ms. Tammy Benedict as Vice President of Database Marketing & Research with Mammoth Mountain in Mammoth Lakes, California.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Rod McDermott, Managing Partner at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. McDermott, “Tammy’s experience, gained from many years with Direct TV leading consumer marketing efforts, as well as with some top consulting companies working with leading consumer brands, will complement Mammoth’s excellent marketing and customer experience team. As Mammoth continues its transition to a world-class winter and summer destination, reaching and building solid relationships with customers through Tammy’s efforts will enhance their performance.”

Ms. Benedict has been leading marketing teams for almost 20 years, and has also started her own consulting firm. Prior to joining Mammoth Mountain, she was the CEO/President of TBN Marketing Consulting Services. Her primary focus lies in Client Relationship Management, but she has worked extensively with life cycle, loyalty, retention, up sell, direct response and advertising. Ms. Benedict has tremendous experience on the interactive side and is very skilled in all social media, including SEO and banner advertising. She has also worked with affinity marketing and corporate partnerships.

Ms. Benedict received her Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics from Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana.

About Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area ( is the leading four-season mountain resort in California. With 1.3 million annual skier visits, Mammoth Mountain is currently the third most frequented ski resort in the United States. The company owns and operates a variety of resort businesses including recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, and retail. Specific businesses owned and operated by Mammoth Mountain include Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, June Mountain, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Snowmobile Adventures, Mammoth Mountain Bike Park, and the Mammoth Mountain Inn. Mammoth Mountain also operates Juniper Springs Resort, the Village Lodge, and Sierra Star Golf Course in Mammoth Lakes, California.

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, Energy, Manufacturing, Bio-Tech and Life Science, Retail, the Building Industry, 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 Allergan, Advanced Medical Optics, Black & Decker, Harbor Freight Tools, Boeing, Aramark, Cisco Systems, Western Digital, Conexant, Google, Invitrogen, Meggitt PLC, J.F. Shea, Comerica Bank, and Union Bank.