IRVINE, WESTLAKE VILLAGE, LOS ANGELES, and PLEASANTON, California, October 22, 2010 – McDermott & Bull Executive Search, a California-based executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Ray Oborn as Regional Vice President of Community Operations for Silverado Senior Living’s Texas operations.

“Ray is a great match for Silverado to oversee all the aspects of their Texas community living business. His extensive background and experience in the assisted living industry is ideal as Silverado seeks expansion opportunities in major markets throughout Texas as well as the South and Midwest markets,” commented Rod McDermott, Managing Director at McDermott & Bull.

Prior to joining Silverado Senior Living, Mr. Oborn was most recently the Vice President of Operations for Sunrise Senior Living for communities in California, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada. He began at Sunrise as an Executive Director and Area Manager of Operations. He previously was the General Manager at Marriott Senior Living Services and started his career as an Administrator at Manorcare Health Services.

Mr. Oborn received his Bachelor of Science degree and his MBA with a focus in Health Services Administration from the University of Utah.

About Silverado Senior Living
Silverado Senior Living, Inc. ( is a nationally recognized leader in providing specialized care for those with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Vascular, and other memory impairment diseases. Silverado offers a full continuum of services, providing care from earliest onset through end of life. Silverado currently operates 20 communities (1,572 beds) in California, Utah, Arizona, and Texas; providing specialized long-term, short term, and day care services. Silverado also provides Home Care & Geriatric Care Management, and Hospice services in most locations. Silverado has a number of research affiliations with leaders in the field of Alzheimer’s disease including the University of California, San Diego, UCLA, USC, University of Utah, UCI, University of North Texas, and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Silverado Senior Living, Inc. was founded in 1996.

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