Bill Brewer



Contact Information


Orange County - Direct: (949) 529-2675
Los Angeles - Direct: (213) 259-3932
Mobile: (714) 328-1766


Principal Consultant, McDermott & Bull Executive Search

Bill Brewer is a Principal Consultant for McDermott & Bull. Bill is an executive who has over 25 years of experience in corporate Human Resources with both Private Equity owned as well as publicly traded Fortune 200 businesses within multiple industries which include Engineering & Construction, Entertainment, Healthcare, Technology, and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). He has held global responsibilities including expatriate assignment experience.

Prior to joining McDermott & Bull, Bill served in the Chief Human Resources Officer role for two privately held and one publicly traded company with as many as 20,000 employees.  Bill’s deep corporate background includes well branded companies such as Fluor Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, and Epicor Software. His executive search work includes the functional areas of Executive Management, Finance, Operations, Information Technology / Systems, Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, and Supply Chain. The level of positions that Bill’s clients have engaged him on have ranged from the CEO level to Vice President. Bill’s clients have ranged from mid-sized businesses to larger client such as Aramark, In-N-Out Burger, Unified Grocers, VCA, Hyundai Capital America, SimonMed Imaging, Kaiser Aluminum, Kraco Enterprises, Panda Restaurant Group, and Maxwell Technologies.

Bill is also an adjunct Professor with the University of Redlands and volunteers his time with the leadership team of the Career Coaching and Counseling ministry at Saddleback Church. He also serves on the Executive Committee and is a mentor for the MBA program at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine (UCI).

Bill earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Redlands and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University, Long Beach. He also earned his Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation from WorldatWork. Bill and his family reside in Orange County, California.

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