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    Jerry Farrow, Managing Partner
    Ken Thompson, Senior Partner
    Brad Yates, Senior Partner
    Helen Friedman, Partner

    Betty DiMuro, Director of Administration
     

    Jerry Farrow is our Managing Partner.  Before founding McCormack & Farrow in 1983, Jerry was a human resources executive in the computer industry. His clients include a wide range of Fortune 500 and Middle Market companies, high technology start-ups and privately owned companies. Jerry earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the United States Naval Academy and a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. Before his industry career, Jerry was a Marine Corps Officer.

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    Ken Thompson has over twenty-five years of executive search experience. Before joining McCormack & Farrow as a Partner in 1990, he was President, Vice President and Director with three prominent west coast search firms. His clients include companies in the high technology, aerospace, medical products, financial services, healthcare and service industries. Following a tour of duty in Germany with the United States Army, Ken earned his Bachelors in Management/Marketing from California State University, Fullerton. He is active in several Orange County trade associations.

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    Before joining McCormack & Farrow Brad Yates served as Vice President of Human Resources for ANADIGICS, Inc. He brings a wealth of human resource experience in high technology businesses. Throughout his career Brad has held many high impact roles directing all facets of human resources management, including HR strategy and organization development, workforce planning and talent acquisition, talent management, performance management and reward systems, as well as mergers and acquisitions. During a 30-year career in industry Brad held the chief human resource officer positions at AMI Semiconductors, Mindspeed Technologies, Conexant Systems, and Siebel Systems. Brad was also the founder, owner, and chief consultant for Prosperitas, an HR consulting firm. He holds a M.S in Interdisciplinary studies (business, law, and psychology) from the University of Dayton and a B.S in Business Administration from San Diego State University.

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    Helen Friedman joined McCormack & Farrow as a Partner in 1990. Previously, she was with Coopers & Lybrand for 12 years as Director, Executive Search. Earlier, she worked in the Canadian search practices of Coopers & Lybrand and Touche Ross. Helen has conducted searches for manufacturing, technology, education, healthcare, not-for-profit, and financial services clients. She earned a Masters in Education and a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Toronto. Helen is a member of the National Association of Female Executives and the Organization of Women Executives of California.

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    Betty DiMuro is our Director of Administration. Betty joined McCormack & Farrow in 1987. She is responsible for our accounting functions, travel, candidate scheduling, all other non-research administrative tasks, as well as special projects. Prior to joining McCormack & Farrow, Betty was Executive Assistant for the Vice President of Human Resources and the President of a Fortune 500 company. She is a member of the National Association of Female Executives and previously served on the Board of the Orange County Business Travel Association

     

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