IRVINE, California, April 13, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Maria Migliore as Director of Marketing with Baker’s Drive-Thru, one of Southern California’s most iconic fast-food chains.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Rod McDermott, CEO & Co-Founder; Jared Moriarty, Associate Principal Consultant; and Brittany Rausch, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to McDermott, “Baker’s Drive-Thru is in the midst of building an incredible new executive team, and Maria is the most recent addition to an impressive slate of senior leaders.  We knew as soon as we met with her that she was the right person for the job.”

Migliore comes to Baker’s Drive-Thru with a strong mix of both agency and corporate experience, and a track record of spearheading new initiatives that have resulted in tremendous growth.  She was most recently Manager of Marketing for In-N-Out Burger, focusing on the expansion of In-N-Out’s footprint in Texas.  Prior to In-N-Out, Migliore held positions at advertising agencies including O’Leary & Partners, Fuse Interactive, and Foot, Cone & Belding.

Migliore received a Bachelor’s degree from California State University, San Bernardino.

About Baker’s Drive-Thru

Baker’s Drive-Thru is one of Southern California’s most iconic fast-food chains.  The company was founded over 60 years ago by Neal Baker, a visionary who noticed that most fast-food chains either offered traditional burgers and fries, or Mexican food such as tacos and burritos, but never both.  Therefore, Mr. Baker developed the “twin-kitchen” concept, where burgers would be sold at one window, and Mexican food at the other.  Today, Baker’s Drive-Thru operates 39 restaurants throughout Southern California and employs nearly 1,500 people.  The brand has one of the most loyal customer followings in the industry, as their food boasts a healthier and cheaper option, with better service, than many of its competitors.

About McDermott & Bull

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