McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Robert Perez as Director of Information Security Operations at First American Financial Corporation. Robert will be responsible for leadership, governance, strategic direction, and operational excellence within the security operations, security engineering, and cyber defense teams. 

Robert is a strategic and innovative information senior-level security leader. Prior to this role, he worked as the Director of Information Security with Loyola Marymount University and Providence St. Joseph Health. He has experience across security operations, cybersecurity development, SOC, compliance, governance, security incident response, and security roadmap structuring. He earned his bachelor’s degree in information technology from the University of Phoenix and is ISACA certified in cybersecurity.  

First American Financial Corporation is a financial services company that provides title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The First American Family of Companies’ core business lines include title insurance and closing/settlement services; title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance; and banking, trust, and investment advisory services. First American was built more than 130 years ago on a foundation of integrity and service and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull, Managing Partner Craig Lipus, and Senior Executive Recruiter Brian Selvey.