IRVINE, California, June 22, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, is pleased to announce the successful placement of William Boyer on the Board of Directors at Frontier Integrity Solutions (FIS), a portfolio company of private equity firm Atar Capital.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Scott Meyer, Principal Consultant; Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant; and Tara Steven, Senior Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Meyer, “Bill Boyer is the ideal person to serve as an outside Director for the Frontier Integrity Solutions Board.  His steady career progression in midstream operations with Occidental Petroleum, combined with his experience growing Occidental businesses through strategic M&A, gives him valuable insight into industry best practices and trends.  Bill’s current success growing Southcross Energy Partners, working closely with the company’s private equity investors, will provide FIS and Atar Capital with a Board member who understands the oil and gas pipeline industry and its growth opportunities from a private equity perspective.”

Boyer is currently Vice President, Operations for Southcross Energy Partners, joining the company in 2015.  Prior to Southcross Energy Partners, he served in various senior management roles for Occidental Petroleum, with his final role as General Manager of Oxy Midstream Operations prior to taking early retirement in 2015.  Boyer has served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Oil Pipelines as well as with the GPA Midstream Association.

Boyer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

About Frontier Integrity Solutions

FIS is a North American leader in oil and gas pipeline inspection and integrity services.  Serving their customers since 1975, FIS serves as an independent, outsourced provider of inspection and integrity services for all disciplines of pipeline, pipeline stations, terminals, power plants, tank storage farms, and other energy related fields.  FIS works with 3,100+ professionals to place qualified Inspectors who act as the Designated Operator Representative to supplement the pipeline operators’ management and employees in the construction and implementation of pipeline, power plant, and mechanical integrity projects.  FIS is headquartered in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, serving customers in both the U.S. & Canada.  For more information about Frontier Integrity Solutions, please visit:

About Atar Capital

Atar Capital is a global private investment firm that benefits from over 60 years of combined investing, operational, and management experience from its principals having completed over 100 private equity transactions across North America, Europe, and South America.  Atar invests in both performing and underperforming lower middle market businesses.  The firm specializes in corporate divestitures, and has a track record of successfully performing complex carve-outs, bolt-on investments/consolidations, turn-arounds, and major performance improvement programs across a wide range of industries and geographical markets.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Atar partners with their portfolio companies to reach their full potential.  For more information about Atar Capital, please visit:

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been changing the lives of its clients, candidates, and employees since 2001.  All of the practice leaders within the firm’s 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, which stemmed from the acquisition of Interconsultants Executive Search, gives the firm access to international insights and expertise and makes McDermott & Bull a true global player.