James A. Smith is the President of J. Anderson & Associates, a national executive search business he began in 2006. The company is now located in Florham Park, New Jersey.

Mr. Smith is responsible for laying the foundation for the company’s vision and strategy, business development, client relationships, and manages six employees. He has twenty years of broad experience in the recruiting industry focusing on the Information Technology and Telecommunications industries, and has had consistent significant revenue and profitable growth during his leadership with J. Anderson.

He has spent a significant amount of time voluntarily mentoring and teaching college students how to prepare for the job market, offering internships and scholarships, and giving speeches and presentations to colleges and high schools.

Smith earned his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Mercy College of New York. He was recently inducted into The Pinnacle Society, a consortium of 75 of the top recruiter’s in the country. He enjoys golf, racquetball, cycling, traveling, theater, cooking and above all spending time with family and friends. James has a wife and 4 children, and resides in Sparta, New Jersey.


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