IRVINE, California, April 20, 2015 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced the successful appointment of Mr. Edward Wondergem as Chief Financial Officer with SC Fuels, headquartered in Orange, CA.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner, and Scott Meyer, Principal Consultant, at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Bull, “Ed will help advance the rich company culture with both his collaborative leadership and global business awareness. Ed is an ideal fit in that he brings a detailed eye for evaluating systems and has experience overseeing financial and nonfinancial areas of a company, therefore enhancing his ability to execute the company’s overall vision.” Mr. Meyer added, “It’s rare to find as well-rounded a financial executive as Ed. His career is one marked by continuous accomplishments not only in finance, but in managing a wide variety of corporate shared services. Ed’s ‘big picture’ view of business will contribute greatly to SC Fuels’ continued growth.”

Prior to his placement with SC Fuels, Mr. Wondergem served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with a large packaging company. Mr. Wondergem is a seasoned financial executive with experience in financial planning, mergers and acquisition, and financial statement presentations and analysis. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for global finance teams, global human resources, global organizational development, and global technology.

Mr. Wondergem earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Calvin College and his Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Benedictine University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

About SC Fuels

Established in 1930 as Southern Counties Oil Co., SC Fuels ( is the oldest and largest petroleum distributor on the West Coast. Serving over 35,000 customers annually, SC Fuels delivers commercial bulk fuels, wholesale branded fuels, lubricants, and alternative fuels. SC Fuels also is a leading provider of commercial cardlocks and fleet card services, and provides mobile on-site fueling.

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, Technology, Financial Services, Consumer Brands, 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, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, and portfolio companies owned by private equity firms including Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden.