McDermott & Bull has built an extensive network of clients and candidates across the restaurant industry, as well as in food manufacturing and other related food and beverage areas. From the Chief Revenue Officer, head of Food & Beverage and Chief Financial Officer for one of the most successful arenas and sports teams in the business, to the Chief Development Officer and Chief Information Officer for a $2B global restaurant company, to heads of Manufacturing, Finance and Quality within a $6B food service industry manufacturer, our firm’s influence and impact is growing rapidly in these industry areas. Our unique focus on ensuring culture fit for additions to our clients’ teams also sets us apart as a search partner in these industry segments.
A Partial List of Clients:
Anaheim Ducks/Honda Center, BJ’s Restaurants, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Farmer Boys Restaurants, Golden State Foods, H&S Ventures, In-N-Out, Juanita’s Foods, King’s Hawaiian, Lucky Strike Entertainment, Panda Restaurant Group, Specialty Restaurants, YogurtLand
C-Suite and Board, including CEO, President, COO, CFO, CIO, CTO, HR, Sales and Marketing, Business Development
Jeff Black and all the people that work with him do their homework as it relates to the organization, so they know what the organization is all about – their values or their culture. One of the things that Jeff and his organization do really well is probe into the candidate’s mind. We had some soul-searching conversations, and it wasn’t at that point just the organization or Jeff interviewing me — but me interviewing them back.
Having somebody like Jeff Black who understands that culture equals great candidates, equals profitability, equals time saved, if you want to call that the right fit, then so be it. What Jeff has done is he’s made us stronger, not just as an organization, but as an organization from day one, so when we got it down to the three finalists, everybody that we talked to was on the same page as us. We could get right into the discussion about how we are going to grow the business.
Jeff Black really takes the time to meet with a lot of different people at the company, so that when he sources candidates, he can share with them what it takes to be successful and identify if they truly have the desire and interest to come here.