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McDermott & Bull Places Chief Financial Officer at Behavioral Health Group

IRVINE, California, November 9, 2016McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is proud to announce the successful appointment of John Lund as Chief Financial Officer with Behavioral Health Group (BHG), a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Craig Lipus, Partner; Garrett Lipus, Principal Consultant; and Tara Steven, Senior Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Craig Lipus, “Working with BHG, located in Dallas, and their private equity sponsor Frontenac, out of Chicago, was a great partnership.  We are very pleased to have had the opportunity to match John with BHG and Frontenac.  John brings all the necessary experience and past success to this role at a very exciting time in BHG’s history.  We look forward to seeing the success this partnership will achieve going forward.”

Before joining BHG, Lund was most recently the CFO for Reliant Rehabilitation, a portfolio company of DW Healthcare Partners out of Utah.  During his time with Reliant Rehabilitation, Lund was instrumental in growing the business in revenue, expanding operations from 10 states to 27 states, and growing skilled nursing sites from 250 to 575 sites nationally.  Prior to Reliant Rehabilitation, Lund was Vice President, Finance & Controller for Research Now and Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Controller for La Quinta Management.

Lund earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of North Texas and an MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.

About Behavioral Health Group

Behavioral Health Group is a private equity-backed company and is a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services.  With 38 locations in Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina, BHG provides pharmacotherapeutic maintenance and counseling services in an outpatient setting to individuals that are over the age of 21 and are dependent on opioids.  BHG’s mission is to be the best-in-class network of outpatient opioid treatment facilities by producing superior patient outcomes.  Its employees accomplish this goal by providing each person who enters its programs with a medically-based treatment experience, in accordance with extensive regulatory requirements.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  McDermott & Bull’s Healthcare Practice clients include AccentCare, Silverado Senior Living, Behavioral Health Group, CHOC Children’s, ModernHEALTH, Human Longevity Inc., Posey Company, Wound Care Specialist, Alliance Healthcare Services, ICU Medical and Apria Healthcare, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Frontenac, Cressey & Co., and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden.  Additionally, 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.