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Emily James

Emily James

Business Development, Government & Nonprofit

A graduate of Clemson University, Emily currently serves as the State Account Manager of Professional Staffing for Find Great People. She prides herself on creating intentional partnerships with state agencies while aiding them in identifying their greatest asset – great people. Emily began her career with FGP in 2018 and has served as the Office Coordinator as well as Recruiting Coordinator. Her combination of operations and recruiting support experience allows her to exceed client expectations as she truly understands the candidate market and how to best position opportunities.

Prior to Find Great People, Emily worked for a Boutique Agency, representing seven outdoor clothing and gear brands at the distributor level. She built partner relationships throughout the southeast. It was in this role Emily developed her love for solving business needs through a profitable outcome. She had the opportunity to partner with business owners, learning their business models and suggesting appropriate solutions to aid in meeting their revenue goals.

Fun Facts

What is your favorite game or sport to watch or play?

My favorite sport to watch is football – Clemson Football! Go Tigers! I also enjoy playing tennis competitively!

What’s your favorite travel destination, or where would you like to go?

Any opportunity to travel becomes an opportunity to visit my next favorite destination! I hope to visit all 7 continents – I’ve traveled to Europe and Asia, and I’m hoping to travel to Africa next! … Antarctica will be my biggest challenge!

What makes you laugh the most?

What Do You Meme?