IRVINE, LOS ANGELES, PLEASANTON, RIVERSIDE, California and DENVER, Colorado, December 10, 2008 – McDermott & Bull, Southern California’s premier executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Mark Mortensen as Chief Financial Officer of CareMeridian in Aliso Viejo, California.

“As a finance executive for over 10 years, Mark has shown how he can improve and streamline financial management and grow the business,” explained Jeff Black, a Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull. “With his established track record in the healthcare industry, Mark makes a great fit for CareMeridian.”

Prior to joining CareMeridian, Mortensen was the Senior Vice President of Finance at Sun Mar Healthcare, where he developed, implemented, and was responsible for activities ranging from finance, IT, and risk management to legal, human resources, and sales models. In addition, Mortensen was the co-founder of e-rehab Inc. and has been a senior-level executive in various healthcare companies including Salus Healthcare LLC, Regency Health Services Inc., and Quantum Health Resources Inc.

Mortensen received both his Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

About the Client
CareMeridian ( has been specializing in offering a post-acute care alternative for patients suffering from traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, or other medical complexities since 1989. With facilities throughout California, including Sacramento, Fresno, Oxnard, and Escondido, and Las Vegas, Nevada, CareMeridian’s commitment to delivering high-quality subacute care is the focus of everything they do and provides the foundation to heal patients and bring hope to families.

About McDermott & Bull
McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in Los Angeles, Westlake Village, 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.