IRVINE, California, September 30, 2013 – McDermott & Bull, a premier Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Taylor Hunter as Director of Sales with Willard Marine in Anaheim, California.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Jeff Black, Partner at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Black, “Mr. Hunter is an outstanding leader that can ensure the success of Willard Marine and their vision of rapid expansion and growth. Mr. Hunter brought proven sales talent as a leader that Willard Marine desired in this role, along with an engaging nature to be an ideal fit with the organization’s culture. In addition, his innovative and driven approach to provide sales results through deep relationships will be advantageous for success at Willard Marine.”

Mr. Hunter has over 20 years of sales leadership experience within the Technology industry. Prior to joining Willard Marine, he served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Your Office Agent.

Mr. Hunter obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.

About Willard Marine

Serving as a global leader in composite boat manufacturing since 1957, Willard Marine, Inc. ( is a recognized pioneer in the design and construction of high performance boats. In the 1980s, Willard Marine expanded its focus from recreational and commercial use to include military, law enforcement and public safety requirements. With over 50 years of design, engineering and manufacturing experience, repeat customers include the US Navy, US Coast Guard, Homeland Security, NOAA, Law Enforcement Agencies, and foreign governments alike. These are the most challenging customers in the world and represent the most demanding requirements. In response, Willard Marine boats have an unsurpassed record of reliable and durable performance under the most demanding conditions. It is no accident that the US Navy has placed Willard Marine RIBs on almost every significant surface ship in its fleet, more RIBs than all our competitors combined. Currently offering over 20 models of world-class watercraft in both composite and aluminum configurations, Willard Marine is headquartered in Anaheim, California with additional facilities in Virginia Beach. Our bi-coastal manufacturing facilities and experienced staff ensure that Willard Marine’s future reflects nothing less than our legacy – boats of unmatched quality since 1957.

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 Technology, Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Science, 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, Comerica Bank and Union Bank.