Jason Levi Pinegar

Managing Director, Executive Search

Jason serves as a Managing Director for McDermott + Bull and helps his clients by attracting and securing game changing leadership talent to their executive teams. He specializes in ensuring close alignment with an organization’s unique mission, values, and culture. Jason brings valuable knowledge and competence as an accomplished business management consultant, with prominence in leadership development and managing organizational change. He has provided extensive research and evaluative assessment for executive leadership teams within a variety of public, private, and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. His broad academic foundation and applied experience within multiple industries, including developing, evaluating, and improving people and performance, allows Jason to work intimately and effectively with his clients. His ultimate goal is to understand what makes people and organizations ‘tick’ so that he can thoughtfully and strategically recruit high-quality talent for his clients while enriching and inspiring others through his work as an executive search consultant.

Prior to joining the firm, Jason served as a Management Consultant with Skulpt Consulting, Groves Consulting, and the Claremont Evaluation Center, where he served a variety of public, private, and nonprofit organizations across the country.

Jason is very active within the Orange County and Inland Empire business and philanthropic communities. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Strategic Development Committee for Parentis Foundation / Experience Corps OC, whose mission is to guide the next generation of readers and mentor future leaders. He is an advocate and former committee member of DifferenceMakersOC, which strives to create significant relationships among Orange County professionals who seek a balance between business success and ‘making a difference’ by participating in nonprofit and charitable causes. He also contributes as a chapter leader for Pepperdine’s OC Waves alumni association.

He graduated with an MBA in leadership & managing organizational change from Pepperdine University, an MA in public policy & program evaluation from Claremont Graduate University, and a BA in psychology with a minor in sociology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.