IRVINE, California, May 21, 2012 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Adam Bleibtreu as Vice President of Marketing with Creative Circle in Los Angeles, California.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Jeff Black, Partner at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Black, “Adam proved to be an ideal fit for the dynamic growth environment at Creative Circle. His deep experience in both Marketing and Advertising, coupled with his excellent collaborative skills and strong personal integrity, made him an ideal fit for the highly entrepreneurial and close-knit Creative Circle leadership team.”

Mr. Bleibtreu is a 22 year marketing professional in the agency and corporate settings. He set the foundation for his creative leadership as Director of Advertising in the consumer goods industry. After five successful years, he was recruited to become a Vice President of Advertising in the entertainment industry. As a result of his entrepreneurial spirit, Mr. Bleibtreu established his own company, Creative Chaos, where he served as President. During his twelve years leading Creative Chaos, he has been afforded the opportunity to develop and launch various brands into the market resulting in successful profitability.

Mr. Bleibtreu obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Advertising from the University of Southern California. He has won 10 Emmy’s- one for personal achievement and nine for shows where he was key production staff.

About Creative Circle

Creative Circle ( is a specialized staffing agency representing advertising, creative, marketing, visual communication, and interactive professionals on both a freelance and full-time basis. They deliver talent solutions for advertising agencies, corporate marketing and communications, or any organization requiring creative, marketing, or interactive resources. For clients, they evaluate the fit of creative and marketing staffing by getting to know the company’s needs, finding the highest quality solutions to their staffing challenges, and delivering candidates that will integrate into the company’s culture and process. Creative Circle’s national network of talent assures the right fit the first time to increase a company’s productivity and competitive edge.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California. 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 Rodney McDermott and Christopher Bull, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical senior level talent for its clients. McDermott & Bull has worked 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.