IRVINE, California, July 9, 2018McDermott & Bull has been retained by Goodwill Industries of Orange County (Goodwill OC) to lead their search for a Chief Executive Officer.

This executive recruiting engagement is being conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner and Jeff Black, Partner.

The Chief Executive Officer will provide strategic leadership and direction for Goodwill OC in order to fulfill Goodwill Industries’ mission, improve and expand services, and ensure the corporation’s financial viability and growth.  This individual will collaborate closely with the Goodwill OC executive staff and Board members and will have frequent contact with community leaders and counterpart executives from other Goodwill Industries organizations.

About Goodwill Industries of Orange County

Established in 1924, Goodwill Industries of Orange County has helped people with disabilities find employment, become independent and support themselves and their families.  Goodwill OC is proud of its heritage and has a long history of making significant contributions to the community.  Goodwill Industries was founded in 1902 by Reverend Edgar J. Helms in Boston, Massachusetts.  Two decades later, Goodwill OC opened as a branch of the global Goodwill organization.  The Orange County operation began as a storefront on Fourth Street in Santa Ana and has since become a well-recognized community service provider and leading employer with more than 2,000 employees and an annual budget of more than $88 million.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull is an executive search firm that partners with leading companies to identify and recruit leaders for permanent and interim roles.  All of the practice leaders within the firm’s retained Executive Search business have deep executive experience and are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  McDermott & Bull’s Interim Leaders team is equipped to service the needs of its clients by placing senior-level executives into temporary roles during critical periods.  The firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.  The formation of McDermott & Bull Europe gives the firm access to international insights and expertise and makes McDermott & Bull a true global player.