IRVINE, LOS ANGELES, PLEASANTON, and RIVERSIDE, California, December 1, 2009 – McDermott & Bull, Southern California’s premier executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Robert “Randy” Platt as Senior Vice President of Silverado Hospice and At Home in San Juan Capistrano, California.

“We’re glad to present Silverado with a seasoned executive, who has the compassion and leadership qualities and brings a clear vision to the role. Randy brings over 20 years of comprehensive healthcare experience, gaining expertise in multiple functions from operations to business development,” explained Rod McDermott, Managing Director at McDermott & Bull.

Prior to joining Silverado Senior Living, Randy gained experience in the national healthcare scene by leading companies in various sectors of the industry. Most recently, he was the CEO at Community SeniorServ Incorporated in California, where he had responsibility over finance, fund development, outreach and operations. In Florida, at the National Healing Corp., Randy served as the SVP and Operations Officer, directing and streamlining all field operations, corporate marketing, and earning targets. In addition, he held leadership positions at U.S. Healthworks Inc. in Georgia and HEALTHSOUTH Corp. in Alabama.

Randy received his Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from California State University in Long Beach, California.

About the Client

Silverado Senior Living ( is a nationally recognized provider of assisted living, hospice and at home services to people and their families who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other memory-impairing conditions. Silverado Hospice exists in the hope and belief that through effective, compassionate care, patients can approach the end of their lives with dignity and comfort in the midst of a caring environment sensitive to their needs. This is accomplished by helping patients achieve physical and emotional comfort so they can concentrate on living life as fully as possible.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, and the Inland Empire. 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, Manufacturing, Bio-tech and Life Science, Retail, Professional Services, and others. Founded by Christopher Bull and Rodney McDermott, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical talent for its clients. McDermott & Bull works with a large number of prestigious clients in many industries. Some notable clients include Allergan, Advanced Medical Optics, Western Digital, Conexant, Invitrogen, Bausch and Lomb, Black & Decker, Mattel, Boeing, Meggitt PLC, J.F. Shea and Union Bank.