Michael Finegold

Director, Executive Search


Michael Finegold serves as a Director of the Aerospace + Defense practice at McDermott + Bull. Michael has successfully helped build one of the largest Aerospace + Defense practices in the U.S. catering to a variety of successful clients, including General Atomics, Panasonic Avionics, Safran, Cirrus, PCC, Bombardier, Airbus, and Insitu. His relationships and involvement in the community and his experience as a former small business owner have contributed to making McDermott + Bull the leading retained executive search firm in Southern California.

Previously, Michael was Owner and General Manager of Colvin Finegold LLC, a small business in Arizona that focused on restaurant franchising. Founding the company straight out of college, Michael learned all aspects of running a full P&L, managing over 60 employees, and ultimately selling the business to focus full time at McDermott + Bull. 

Michael is active in the philanthropic community, serving as a mentor and volunteer for Walk With Sally, a non-profit providing mentoring and community support services to empower children experiencing trauma through a parent, guardian, or sibling’s cancer journey. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business communications from Arizona State University and is a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

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