January 28, 2016 – Irvine, CA-based executive recruiter McDermott & Bull has added Jennifer Laratonda as a principal consultant. She will be responsible for assisting in the expansion of the firm’s national healthcare practice.
“McDermott & Bull’s healthcare practice is one of the largest and most important practice areas of our firm,” said Rod McDermott, managing partner. “Jen’s experience in the industry, as well as with numerous industry associations, positions her well to support our healthcare clients in sectors including assisted living, skilled nursing, home health, independent living, as well as ancillary service lines.”
Prior to joining McDermott & Bull, Ms. Laratonda was associate general counsel at Elements Behavioral Health. There she served as a member of the executive team delivering analysis, application, training, and strategic legal advice to the company’s C-level executives and other company leaders. She was an essential part of the corporate leadership team, steering the company through acquisitions and the creation of de novo entities. Earlier in her career, she worked at Kennedy, PC Law Offices as a practicing attorney.
“I am energized by the start of my role as principal consultant at McDermott & Bull,” said Ms. Laratonda. “I look forward to serving clients by developing trusted relationships and partnering to build extraordinary and synergistic executive teams. Throughout my career as a law firm corporate attorney and then as associate general counsel for a nationwide corporation, I cultivated my ability to assess companies’ needs and provide successful solutions to fulfill them. I am excited to bring that experience to the firm.”
McDermott & Bull serves both public and privately held clients in the technology, financial services, manufacturing, bio-tech & life science, retail, and professional services sectors.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media