February 16, 2015 – Irvine, CA-based McDermott & Bull has placed Elliott Resnik as the chief executive officer of Luminara Worldwide, LLC. Rod McDermott, managing partner, headed the search and partner Brandon Biegenzahn co-led on the assignment. Mr. Resnick spent 18 years as the CEO of GIFTCO, a home décor and giftware business. “Elliott’s deep experience in the home décor and gift space, as well as his international sourcing and manufacturing experience, positions him extremely well to build the Luminara brand leveraging a great product offering, with an eye towards product portfolio expansion and eventually creating a best-in-class décor brand,” said Mr. McDermott. Luminara is a manufacturer of “flame-effect” flameless candles. McDermott & Bull Executive Search serves both public and privately held clients in the technology, financial services, manufacturing, bio-tech and life science, retail, professional services sectors.