IRVINE, California, September 28, 2016 – McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Spooner to Vice President of Operations and Marketing.

“Matt has proven himself to be an exceptional leader within our organization,” said Rod McDermott, the firm’s Managing Partner.  “As the leader of our Executive Network, he has built close relationships with and provided valuable resources to our 7,500+ senior-level executive members. Over the past year, he has taken-on a number of initiatives to support and grow the firm at large. We’re thrilled to promote him to this newly-created position and look forward to seeing him thrive in this role.”

“I’m truly excited about this development,” said Matt.  “It will allow me to continue leading our efforts vis-à-vis the Executive Network, while simultaneously working closely with our talented consultants and recruiters to support their growth and success.  I’ve never felt more fulfilled professionally, and I’m looking forward to supporting my colleagues and our executive community in the months and years to come.”

Matt joined McDermott & Bull in September 2014 as the Director of the firm’s Executive Network. Prior to his tenure at McDermott & Bull, Matt spent most of his career in the nonprofit sector. As a program director and fundraiser for various organizations, including United Synagogue Youth (USY), American Jewish University (AJU), and Jewish National Fund (JNF), Matt was responsible for both forming relationships with influential contributors and helping to establish markets in Southern California.

About McDermott & Bull 

McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, 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.