IRVINE, California, October 7, 2014 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced the successful appointment of Mr. Scott Gemberling as Vice President of Operations with SimonMed Imaging based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Brewer, “SimonMed Imaging has quickly established itself as the leader in the markets it serves. They needed to add a top Operations executive to partner with their senior leadership team. Mr. Gemberling is bringing to SimonMed Imaging his extensive experience in healthcare services, managing a large number of multi-state and multi-disciplinary centers. He is passionate about high quality patient care.”

Prior to Mr. Gemberling’s appointment to SimonMed Imaging, he had served in an executive role with ResCare, Inc. and led Operations for Western Dental Services, Inc. He has also owned a construction company, has been an Operations leader for McKesson Medical Surgical, and held key Operations roles with GATX Corporation. Mr. Gemberling served as an officer in the United States Army. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and earned his MBA from the University of Chicago.

About SimonMed Imaging Corporation

SimonMed Imaging (, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the largest outpatient imaging provider in the Southwest, with locations spread throughout five States, including Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Nebraska. SimonMed was founded with the mission to bring the newest imaging technology to the community and to provide those residents with great service and at an affordable price. The logo, “See Tomorrow Today” refers to this mission to give patients and their physicians’ access to the best technology now rather than wait years for it to be available or reasonably priced.

SimonMed Imaging has introduced many new technologies to the community including the widespread use of 3D Breast Tomography and digital mammography to reduce radiation dose and provide greater sensitivity in diagnosis; functional cardiac imaging including stem cell imaging; the generalized use of super high field 3T MRI imaging, often ten times the power of conventional MRI units in the community; and 3T Wide Bore or 1.5T Open MRI that allow claustrophobic and patients up to 550 pounds access to the highest quality imaging 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 Aerospace & Defense, Technology, Financial Services, Consumer Products, 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, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Kaiser Aluminum, Maxwell Technologies, Kraco Enterprises, Google, Ducommun, AECOM, Newport Corporation, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, and the Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans.