IRVINE, California, January 5th, 2015 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced the successful appointment of Ms. Lucinda Shipley as Senior Director of Compliance, Hospice with Silverado Care based in Irvine, California.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Jeff Black, Partner, and Rod McDermott, Managing Partner at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Black, “Luci is a true expert in the area of compliance in healthcare settings, so her expertise will be invaluable as Silverado’s business continues in its rapid growth. Most importantly, Luci possesses a true Love>Fear approach to relationships and to her work that matches perfectly with the Silverado culture. She embodies the desired blend of strong accountability along with deep caring for patients that is the hallmark of Silverado.”

Ms. Shipley has 32 years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) and has also served in a variety of administration and management roles in clinical settings. Prior to her placement with Silverado Care, she served as the Nurse Manager for John Stoddard Adult Oncology. Earlier in her career, Ms. Shipley oversaw home health and worked in the hospice environment.

Ms. Shipley earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Iowa and a Master of Health Administration degree at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Missouri.

About Silverado Care

Silverado Care’s ( family of caregivers, support staff and administrators 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, Technology, Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Restaurants/Retail, the Building Industry, Professional Services, and other areas. 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 Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Ducommun, AECOM, Newport Corporation, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, and Union Bank.