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Jim McGrath
Managing Director | Recruitment Trainer & Coach
Palm Harbor, Florida


Originally from Chicago, now residing in sunny Florida, Jim is the Founder and Managing Director for The EMAC Group. His responsibilities in running the company, managing client relations and still recruits when needed in direct hire basis. With over 20 years of mortgage industry recruiting experience, Jim has come across almost every situation imaginable.

His work experience includes loan origination and fulfillment, marketing and C-Level placements with a primary focus in Originations and Sales. Jim excels in using creative sourcing strategies with his unique blend of industry exposure in corporate and consulting environments to meet a company’s bottom line objectives.

Jim McGrath is the leading Recruitment Coach to the mortgage industry. He’s the best-selling author of Loan Officer Recruiting PlayBook, and delivers recruitment training seminars to companies throughout the United States.

Since beginning his career, Jim has helped thousands of Hiring Managers attract and hire more Loan Officers by enhancing their recruiting skills and improving their techniques. The key is producing a winning Recruiting System that works for each client, this becomes much easier when you learn the fundamental principles and have a proven system to follow.

He exemplifies excellence in his innate ability to connect Top Talent with organizations built on best practices and direct recruiting methodologies. Jim’s proven and highly successful approach melds strategic recruiting with aggressive process-driven search solutions.

Jim works with clients as a partner, not a vendor. As such, he has become one of the leading executive recruiters in his field today with a loyal client base and extensive network of mortgage professionals at all levels.