McDermott & Bull Expands into the Denver Metro
McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, announced the hiring of Theron Makley as Principal Consultant. Mr Makley’s practice will focus on serving technology clients in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy sectors, as well as companies looking to expand the sustainability expertise of their executive teams. Additionally, Mr Makley’s appointment extends McDermott & Bull’s reach further east into the Denver and surrounding Front Range areas, including Boulder, Fort Collins, and Colorado Springs.
“We’re excited to have someone with Theron’s world-class business knowledge and leadership experience on our team,” commented Rod McDermott, Managing Partner. “His former senior roles in both public and privately-held companies will serve him well as he works with clients in both technology and renewable energy nationally, as well as companies in the Greater Denver market. Having held executive leadership roles in high-growth companies, Theron is uniquely equipped and qualified to understand and satisfy our clients and their senior-level needs.”
“I was attracted to McDermott & Bull’s world-class research and recruiting team, as well as the company’s culture and values based on integrity, purpose, and service,” said Mr Makley. “For the past 25 years, I’ve had the privilege of building high-performing leadership teams within the tech sector, and I’m excited to leverage those experiences within my executive search practice.”
Prior to joining McDermott & Bull, Mr Makley’s dynamic career saw him tackling areas such as technical sales, marketing, and executive management in the worlds of electronics, energy efficiency, and solid-state lighting. Most recently, Mr Makley was executive VP of Sales and Marketing at ONCE, Inc., a world leader in agricultural LED lighting. Previously, Mr Makley headed the marketing and technical sales teams at Seoul Semiconductor. He moved to Denver in 2006 when Arrow Electronics brought him on as the director of their North American Field Application Engineering team. Prior to Arrow, Mr Makley worked at several semiconductor companies, including Texas Instruments, Fairchild, and Wyle Electronics.
Mr Makley has an MBA from the University of South Florida, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
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