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McDermott & Bull Leading Chief Marketing Officer Search for Evangelical Christian Credit Union

IRVINE, California, November 3, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, has been retained by Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) to lead their search for a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

This executive recruiting engagement is being conducted by Brandon Biegenzahn, President of McDermott & Bull and Financial Institutions Practice Co-Chair; Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant; and Chris Pring, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.

This newly appointed Chief Marketing Officer will be charged with building out a cohesive and synergistic marketing and business development organization.  ECCU is seeking to develop a clear, intelligent, and easy to understand brand.  The CMO will drive the brand through the development of market driven products and services, as well as leverage market data to determine the products and services the market is seeking.  These products will be developed with input from member focus groups, representing member communities.  Additionally, the CMO will be tasked with cultivating strategic partnerships to further drive product development.  ECCU will seek likeminded (strategy fit), mission-minded (values fit) organizations that provide complimentary products and services as partners in delivering value to its members.

About ECCU

ECCU is more than a credit union, and more than a financial institution, instead it seeks to live out its faith through its employees, modeling God’s love through their service.  With a storied history dating back more than 50 years, ECCU has grown to become the leading banking resource for ministries across the United States, serving more than 1,800 Christian schools, Churches and other evangelical ministries.  Moreover, ECCU serves missionaries in more than 100 countries.  With nearly $1 billion in total assets, ECCU delivers its services through an efficient capital structure with no branches enabling it to return its earnings to its members through higher returns on savings, lower interest rates on loans, and free services.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull is an executive search firm that partners with leading companies to identify and recruit leaders for permanent and interim roles.  All of the practice leaders within the firm’s retained Executive Search business have deep executive experience and are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  McDermott & Bull’s Interim Leaders team is equipped to service the needs of its clients by placing senior-level executives into temporary roles during critical periods.  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.  The formation of McDermott & Bull Europe gives the firm access to international insights and expertise and makes McDermott & Bull a true global player.