IRVINE, California, January 15, 2016 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Sharon Rumfield as Regional Vice President of Community Operations – Texas Region.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Jeff Black, Partner, and Laurie Henderson, Recruiting Consultant at McDermott & Bull. According to Jeff, “Sharon immediately connected with the team at Silverado. She is a knowledgeable, committed and positive individual who clearly possesses a passion for serving residents in senior living settings.  Her naturally personable and engaging style will allow her to serve as an outstanding ambassador for Silverado across the diverse and dynamic Texas region, and she will serve as a supportive and respected leadership influence for residents and with other Silverado team members.”

Ms. Rumfield has over 15 years of experience in leadership roles within senior living communities. For the first ten years of Ms. Rumfield’s professional career, she managed health clubs and led Sales & Marketing in Texas for a private owner. In 1997, she joined Emeritus Senior Living as a Marketing Director and over the course of 13 years, she was promoted several times, serving as an Administrator, Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, Regional Operations Specialist, Regional Director of Operations, and finally, Vice President of Operations. In the past five years, Ms. Rumfield has served as Regional Director of Operations for both Elmcroft Senior Living, starting in 2011, and Sagora Senior Living, starting in 2013.  With her strong Sales & Marketing foundation coupled with her extensive Operations experience, spanning from Independent Living through Assisted Living including Memory Care, Ms. Rumfield will prove to be a valuable asset to Silverado. Ms. Rumfield earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from American InterContinental University.

About Silverado

Silverado’s family of caregivers, support staff and administrators in Hospice, At-Home Care and Memory Care Communities is united in its mission to provide dignity, respect and the highest quality of life possible, from their in-home and hospice services to their memory care communities. Top-quality care is more than just a mission statement or business plan to Silverado – it’s a calling that inspires every aspect of operations, all guided by the Love>Fear philosophy on which the company was founded and remains guided today. The company serves through over 3,000 associates nationwide. Silverado’s philosophy is based on a social-model setting with innovative resident programming, including cooking, gardening and woodworking clubs, pet therapy, intergenerational programs and a broad range of other activities that promote cognitive stimulation and the reduction or elimination of medications and restraints. This approach has influenced healthcare providers nationwide and earned numerous awards for Silverado’s services.

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 Healthcare and Life Sciences, Aerospace & Defense, Technology, Financial Services, Consumer Brands, Industrial Manufacturing, Restaurants/Retail, Entertainment, Food Manufacturing, the Engineering & Construction / Building Industry, Professional Services, and other areas. 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 Children’s Hospital OC, 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.