IRVINE, CA (June 30, 2021) – Mark McConnell joins McDermott + Bull Interim Leaders, the go-to executive search partner to empower change, as a Managing Director based in the firm’s Irvine headquarters. With 20 years of experience in the professional services industry, Mark will be instrumental in partnering with clients and providing interim solutions to address transition, organizational flux, and transformation within their companies.

“We are excited to expand our team and welcome Mark as we continue to address clients’ increasing need for strong interim leadership,” said Rod McDermott, Co-Founder + CEO of McDermott + Bull. “Mark’s experience in the management consulting business and human capital industry will enable him to cultivate meaningful relationships and recruit top industry talent to organizations across the U.S.”

Mark’s experience includes working with both growth and enterprise-level companies across many industries and depth in functional areas such as finance, accounting, compliance, and human resources. With over 20 years in the human capital industry, he has gained extensive experience serving clients who require on-demand consulting resources to bridge leadership gaps and drive their business forward.

“I could not be more excited to join the firm and drive significant growth for our Interim Leaders business,” said Mark. “More than ever, companies need a trusted partner who can help them efficiently address leadership gaps and navigate the war for talent. Our firm’s agility, infrastructure, technology, and access to senior leaders provide leverage for clients who need a secret weapon to achieve their business objectives. Disruption, transition, and turnover are inevitable events for all organizations. However, effective interim leadership helps companies stay on track and emerge stronger on the other side.”

Mark has held impactful positions in business development and leadership within notable private and public firms. He began his career in the human capital industry with RHI and Heidrick & Struggles before moving on to serve as Managing Director in the L.A. region for DLC. Most recently, he served as a Vice President with RGP. During his time there, Mark expanded client portfolios and led business development teams across Southern California. Mark earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from Texas Tech University.


About McDermott + Bull

McDermott + Bull Interim Leaders is a unique, personalized, and urgent service that places performance focused senior-level executives into consultative roles to manage business challenges and opportunities during a time of transformation. The interim leader talent pool consists of senior-level professionals across a diverse functional spectrum who meet the rigorous qualifications to work on time-sensitive engagements. We specialize in placing operations, finance and accounting, technology, human resources and executive-level functions.

McDermott + Bull Executive Search is leading the way in transforming executive search services worldwide, one relationship at a time. With experienced principals in the United States, Canada and Europe, McDermott + Bull has become the trusted search advisor for empowering change on behalf of private and public companies, private equity firms and their operating companies. Known for being thorough and balancing the need for urgency, McDermott + Bull provides personalized solutions to those who value contribution over pedigree. Leveraging deep vertical experience, innovative thinking and proven time-saving methodologies, the company challenges the norm and thrives in the recruitment of difficult-to-find, culture critical VP to C-Suite executive talent.


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