IRVINE, LOS ANGELES, PLEASANTON, RIVERSIDE, California and DENVER, Colorado, May 14, 2008 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of James Foster as Vice President of National Sales and Marketing for ACCS in San Clemente, California.

In this role, Foster will be leading a local and field sales and marketing force of 40 employees with a focus on acquiring, retaining, and servicing District Attorney clients and merchant participants.

Prior to joining ACCS, Foster was the Vice President of New Business Sales at First Data Corporation – Payment Services Division, in Denver, Colorado, where he grew annual revenue from $750k to over $20 million and managed a national team focused on new business outsourcing sales and relationship management in multiple verticals.

Foster received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

About ACCS
American Corrective Counseling Services, Inc. ( is the dominant provider of outsourced bad check diversion programs in the United States. ACCS acts as the exclusive agent on behalf of its contracted District Attorney and county government clients to recover restitution for merchant victims of bad checks within their jurisdictions, remit outstanding balances owed to merchant participants and provide educational diversion and rehabilitation seminars to bad check writers, administered by professional counselors in a classroom setting. Because the Company derives its revenue from tuition and fees related to participation in its diversion programs, which are paid solely by offenders, the Company is able to offer its outsourced programs to District Attorneys and its bad check recovery services to merchant participants at no cost to either.

About McDermott & Bull
McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, the Inland Empire, Pleasanton, the San Gabriel Valley, and Denver, CO. 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, Energy, Manufacturing, Bio-Tech and Life Science, Retail, the Building Industry, Professional Services, and others. Founded by Rod McDermott and Christopher Bull, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical senior level talent for its clients. McDermott & Bull works with a large number of prestigious clients including Allergan, Advanced Medical Optics, Black & Decker, Harbor Freight Tools, Boeing, Aramark, Cisco Systems, Western Digital, Conexant, Google, Invitrogen, Meggitt PLC, J.F. Shea, Comerica Bank and Union Bank.