July 22, 2010 – Irvine, CA-based McDermott & Bull has placed Beccie Dawson as chief people officer for THINK Together. Prior to joining THINK Together, Ms. Dawson was a general manager at American Correctional Solutions, Inc. THINK Together is one of California’s leading and largest providers of after-school programs serving 50,000 students at more than 200 schools and community centers throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. “Beccie’s experience managing the HR functions for large, fast growing organizations with operations throughout the U.S. made her a great fit for THINK Together, a company made up of over 1500 employees throughout four offices,” said Rod McDermott, Managing Director at McDermott & Bull. “While the final candidate pool for this search was made up of some very strong HR leaders, Beccie had the combined experience of working for startups that became multi-national and the operational experience to have the HR role help the business achieve its objectives.” McDermott & Bull serves both public and privately held clients in the technology, financial services, manufacturing, bio-tech and life science, retail, professional services sectors.