About Us

McDermott & Bull Executive Network

Created in 2002 by McDermott & Bull Executive Search, the Executive Network is dedicated to providing valuable resources for senior level executives and creating opportunities to build networking relationships, both in person and within our online community. We are committed to enhancing the career development of executives who are employed and in transition, through our qualified network that supports meaningful relationships dedicated to the sharing of knowledge, best practices and business opportunities. We strive to provide world-class content and premier programs that will serve our members. Ultimately, our goal is to continue to be at the forefront with the latest trends and resources, in an effort to enhance the careers of executives in each of the markets that McDermott & Bull serves. 

McDermott & Bull Executive Search

McDermott & Bull, Inc. (www.mbsearch.com) is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California. The firm serves public and privately held clients in a variety of industries, including Financial Services, Technology, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Aerospace and Defense, Retail and Apparel, Consumer Products, and Manufacturing. Founded by Christopher Bull and Rodney McDermott, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical talent for its clients. The principals of McDermott & Bull have developed expertise in a variety of growing fields, making the firm one of the fastest growing executive search firms in California. McDermott & Bull works with a large number of prestigious clients in a variety of industries, including Allergan, Vizio, Sunwest Bank, Mattel, Western Digital, Black & Decker, Panda Restaurant Group, Boeing, Fox Rent-A-Car, Meguiar’s, Union Bank, and Experian.

McDermott & Bull Interim Leaders

McDermott & Bull Interim Leaders (www.mbinterim.com) is the definitive interim executive leadership resource for companies seeking to address immediate challenges by adding critical staff for specific projects or to temporarily add knowledge capital and expertise at the executive ranks. MBIL was established by McDermott & Bull Executive Search to complement its retained executive search services. The firm’s interim leaders are senior-level professionals across a diverse functional spectrum who meet MBIL’s rigorous qualifications to work on time-sensitive engagements with MBIL clients.

Our Team

Matt Spooner

Vice President of Operations and Marketing

(949) 529-2715



Emily Johnson

Sr. Manager of Marketing and Communications

(949) 529-2688



Kristin Fahrenfort

Marketing and Communications Manager

(949) 346-3870