McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the Chief Financial Officer search for Goodwill Industries of Orange County (Goodwill of OC). This executive search will be led by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder + Managing Partner Chris Bull, Partner Jeff Black, and Director Sara Pizarro.

The new Chief Financial Officer will ensure that the organization’s financial position is strong and able to grow and sustain its programs and services, while helping the community understand the link between its stores and mission. More specifically, this individual will provide leadership, oversight, and coordination of organization-wide accounting, budgeting, auditing, and financial analysis and reporting programs for Goodwill of OC.

The experienced candidate will be charged with improving financial performance, with a focus on productivity, continued improvement, and innovation to drive top-line growth and develop a roadmap for digital transformation of the company. They will also expand community support by building brand understanding and community engagement to increase philanthropic contributions while creating momentum to launch a Centennial Anniversary campaign by 2024.

“We feel privileged to partner once again with Goodwill of Orange County on their Chief Financial Officer search,” said McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull. “A few years back, we successfully completed the Chief Executive Officer search for Goodwill, bringing in Nicole Suydam who has done a wonderful job since assuming the role. We look forward to what lies ahead for this incredible organization.”

If you know of anyone who might be a good fit for the role, please contact Sara Pizarro at