McDermott & Bull Recruits Senior Vice President of Mortgage Banking for Provident Bank

IRVINE, CA, January 26, 2017 — McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Scott Ritter as Senior Vice President of Mortgage Banking with Provident Bank (NASDAQ:PROV).

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Brandon Biegenzahn, Co-Chair of the Financial Institutions Practice; Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Michelle Davis, Associate Principal Consultant; and Rob Gross, Associate Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull.  According to Biegenzahn, “The end result was ideal for Provident Bank as Scott brings a strong track record of success and a true understanding of the incredible legacy for expertise in mortgage lending which he is inheriting at Provident Bank.”

McDermott & Bull’s search process identified more than 150 candidates throughout the Western Region of the United States, presenting a diverse and elite slate of mortgage industry leaders to Provident’s senior leadership team.

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. Respected companies including Aramark, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull. 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.

Matt Spooner
Vice President of Operations and Marketing

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