IRVINE, California, January 13, 2017McDermott & Bull, ranked among the Top 50 largest executive search firms in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is proud to announce the successful appointment of Andy Bauman as Senior Director of Data Analytics with First American Home Warranty, a leading provider of home warranties.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Craig Lipus, Partner; Garrett Lipus, Principal Consultant; Rob Gross, Associate Principal Consultant; and Brian Selvey, Director of Recruiting at McDermott & Bull.  According to Bull, “Andy demonstrates a passionate pride in the work that he does and enjoys growing his team through mentorship.”  Craig Lipus added, “We see Andy as someone who has the experience to be successful in this role and make an immediate impact at First American.”

Bauman started his career as a Financial Analyst at Primerica Financial Services before joining Charis Corporation as a Financial Analyst/Cost Analyst.  He then joined a subsidiary of UPS, UPS Supply Chain Solutions/Mail Innovations, where he held a Financial Analyst I role.  Bauman was promoted to Financial Analyst II within two years, and eventually became a Finance Supervisor.  Prior to joining First American Home Warranty, Bauman was with CorVel Corporation, starting as a Business Analyst and quickly rising to Director of the entire Business Intelligence and Analytics Group in 2013.

Bauman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management, Finance from California State University, San Bernardino.

About First American Home Warranty

First American Home Warranty offers homeowners protection against costly repairs or replacements on their home’s covered essential systems and appliances through service provided by a large network of prescreened contractors and qualified technicians.  Founded in 1984, they are a leading provider of home warranties with the experience and strength of an industry leader.

First American Home Warranty operates within the First American Financial Corporation through its family of companies to help people achieve and protect their dream of homeownership.  First American serves homebuyers and sellers, real estate professionals, loan originators and servicers, commercial property professionals, homebuilders and others involved in residential and commercial property transactions with products and services specific to their needs.  With experience dating back to 1889, First American is a leading provider of title insurance protection and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries.

About McDermott & Bull

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