Merger & Acquisition, Strategic Aliance and Executive Search Consulting
John McDermott is the President of Professional Growth Opportunities. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. John spent the first half of his career as an insurance agency owner.He continues to hold a brokers license for Property & Casualty and Life & Health insurance, as well as his Certified Insurance Counsellor (CIC) designation.
During the course of John's tenure on the agency side he directly participated in the merger and acquisition process as an agency buyer.He also hired and handled all employment issues related to his agency's staffing needs.
In 1998 John sold his insurance agency and was asked by the purchaser to find, qualify and present additional acquisition opportunities and job candidates.This resulted in a number of successfully completed agency acquisition and executive search transactions.
In 1999 John was recruited by and joined a major investment banking firm.Over the course of the next several years he was involved in all levels of the M & A process.
In 2003 John founded Professional Growth Opportunities in order to better continue to assist business owners and individuals in reaching their business and professional goals.
John continues to develop opportunities while also networking with influential business leaders, business brokers, investment bankers, financial services firms, business consultants and other professionals who refer business or who can lend their niche expertise when their involvement is helpful to a process.