Emmett McGrath is president of Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann Company, which includes DZConneX. As president, Emmett is responsible for the strategic and operational success of the company's two main market offerings; Specialty Practices, providing highly-skilled, professional, STEM talent; and Enterprise Solutions (which includes DZConneX), the integrated, total talent and managed workforce solutions offering. Emmett has been president of Yoh since April of 2017 after having previously worked for Yoh in various roles from 1985 to 2004, working his way up from recruiter to branch and district manager and finally, as leader of Yoh’s west and central regions.
Emmett was previously with On Assignment for 10 years and subsequently started ClearEdge Advisors, LLC. Before re-joining Yoh he led Specialist Staffing Solutions’ Real Staffing USA division. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources from California State University, Northridge and lives in the Silicon Valley in California.
As Vice President of Finance and Operations, John is responsible for driving operational strategy and process throughout DZConneX and all of Yoh’s businesses. He oversees the operational ecosystem, technology, business intelligence, innovation, and integration of any acquisitions.
John joined Yoh in 2014 and has previously held several key Finance and Operational roles at Yoh and Day & Zimmermann. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Rowan University.
As the Vice President of DZConneX, Marcia Hagood plays a pivotal role in directing the strategy for the overall sales, implementation, and operations for DZConneX. With a keen eye for detail and a focus on achieving the company’s business and financial goals, she takes charge of spearheading account development and expansion, while also providing sales and operational support for existing accounts. Marcia brings an exceptional wealth of knowledge and expertise to DZConneX thanks to her 25+ years of experience in the Talent Management Solutions market.
Marcia took on this leadership role in 2023, after having previously worked for Yoh and DZConneX in various roles since 1999. Most recently, she served as the Global Vice President, Managed Services for DZConneX, in which she had Operations, P&L, and Sales responsibility for our Global MSP portfolio. Marica also has extensive Supplier Management experience with our company – most notably maintaining a Supplier Program that delivered 100% fulfillment and client satisfaction. Her honorable success in these roles lead to her promotion to her current position as Vice President of the entire DZConneX business.
Marcia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Winthrop University and currently resides in the Atlanta, Georgia area.
As Vice President, Chadd leads all of DZConneX’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), managing a team to oversee operational service delivery, manage client-specific issue resolution and corrective action, resource allocation, and client service, including DZConneX’s sourcing strategies, technology advancements, and Total Talent Solutions.
Chadd joined our organization in 2016 and has over 25 years of experience in the human resources field with a focus on talent acquisition. His previous roles have included Senior Operations Director and Operations Director, where he was responsible for our RPO portfolio, working closely with RPO’s Operations Leadership Team. Chadd was responsible for driving strategy and execution in RPO operational efficiency, solutions design, business development, employee engagement and development, collaboration, and innovation within our delivery models. He has worked with clients from a wide spectrum of industries including manufacturing, health care, automotive, banking, and retail, and has consistently helped improve their hiring systems by positively impacting measures such as cost per hire, time to fill, turnover, candidate quality, and both candidate and hiring manager satisfaction.
He received his Bachelor’s and Master of Business Administration and Management from the University of Toledo and lives in the Toledo, Ohio area with his family.
Matt Rivera serves as Vice President, Marketing and Communications and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of DZConneX's and Yoh’s marketing and brand communications.
In his role, Matt is responsible for the strategic direction of marketing efforts, candidate marketing and communications. Matt manages an exceptional team of content and candidate marketers who work on an integrated platform and with leading tools and marketing resources to provide content, information and engagement to our audiences. From traditional marketing vehicles to digital content management and mobile technology, Matt leads the marketing team to make connections, drive sales and put people to work.
Matt holds a degree in Journalism/Public Relations and has been working in the staffing industry for more than 30 years. Prior to this role, Matt held many different roles from branch recruiting and proposal writing to technology management and online marketing.
Zach joined Day & Zimmermann in 2019 as Vice President, Labor & Employment Counsel. In that capacity, he helped the company navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, conducted union negotiations on multiple fronts, and advised our HR and operations leaders on various day-to-day employment and labor law issues. Zach is currently located in the Law Department in Philadelphia.
Before working at Yoh, Zach was the Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Group of Stevens & Lee, a Reading-based law firm that operates primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region. Zach has an undergraduate degree from Duke, a law degree from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Villanova.