Josh McAfeeTalent & Recruiting
areas of expertise
- Executive Search
- Technical Recruiting
- Talent Management
- B.S. The Citadel
Josh McAfee has an extensive background in investing in and helping high growth tech companies hire and keep great people. He’s also well known for helping tech and executive talent make great career decisions.
With over 26 years of recruiting and team-building experience, he’s worked with private equity, startups, SMBs, and large companies in determining hiring needs, developing their recruiting strategies and processes, and connecting the best talent to fuel their growth. Prior to working with Ventura Group, Josh founded Humans Doing and built Velossent, a tech recruiting company, and has helped place well over 1500 people in tech companies nationwide. He’s also walked with countless people through career growth and transition. He’s recently finished writing a book on effectively managing your career through transition and job search best practices with a focus on helping companies and individuals successfully navigate tough transitions.
Josh also has a passion for giving back and serving where called. He’s led and served on several humanitarian and mission trips to Africa providing sustainable clean drinking water supplies, working with orphanages, and life and business training. To Croatia to teach high school and college kids entrepreneurial skills, to Haiti for relief efforts after the big earthquake in 2010 and domestically after natural disasters in Louisiana, Georgia, and Alabama. He’s also led and served with amazing and impactful organizations like Atlanta’s High Tech Ministries, The Georgia Aquarium, Jars of Clay, 7 Bridges to Recovery and Northpoint Community Church.