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About Jim Mclagan

Jim Mclagan is currently living in Mechanicville, New York, working as an Independent Marketing Consultant in "Ambit Energy" and is interested in Construction, Consulting, Contracting/Trades, Energy, Home Based Biz, Marketing, Real Estate, Utilities, Work from Home.
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Independent Marketing Consultant


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Mechanicville, New York

Categories of Interest

Construction, Consulting, Contracting/Trades, Energy, Home Based Biz, Marketing, Real Estate, Utilities, Work from Home

My Interests

- Sustainable building practices and net-zero energy residential design - Forex and stock trading and investing - Personal development with a focus on leadership skills - Spending time with my family; biking; skiing; golfing; traveling

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jim mclagan has joined on May 12, 2009



2011-PRESENT Independent Marketing Consultant with Ambit Energy: A direct selling retail energy service company [ESCO] founded in 2006 in Dallas, TX; Currently ranked #15 on the DSN [Direct Selling News] Global 100 list of network marketing companies worldwide and one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America today.

2009-PRESENT General Manager of Tru-North Design+Development: A company providing design-build services; project and construction management services; custom homes and additions; light commercial renovations; residential renovations and remodeling; land use evaluation and development in the Saratoga, NY and Cape Cod, MA regions.

1990-2007 President and Owner of J.McLagan Builders, Inc.: Built and designed over 200 new custom homes and additions in Saratoga and surrounding counties. Performed project management, estimating and purchasing, business management, strategic planning, land acquisition and development, sales and marketing, HR management and design.

2002-2007 Member of the National Association of Home Builders, Builder 20 Club #16-the Artisans

2004-2006 Worked with Clay Nelson of Clay Nelson Life Balance as personal and business coach.

1997-2003 Attended Custom Builder Symposiums in Orlando, Fla. In 1997; Phoenix, Ariz. In 2002; and Orlando Fla. In 2003.

1990-2002 Served on the Board of Directors of the Saratoga Builders Association.

2000-2001 Served as President of the Saratoga Builders Association.

1995-2000 Served as Chairman of the Showcase of Homes Committee for the Saratoga Builders Association.

1998-1999 Served as Vice-President of the Saratoga Builders Association.

1980-1989 Vice-President & 50% Owner of R.J.McLagan, Inc.: Built new custom homes and additions in Saratoga County. Performed project management and accounting functions for the company.


1999 Received "Custom Builder of the Year Award" from Custom Builder magazine for best one-of-a-kind spec home under 3500 sf built for the 1998 Showcase of Homes

2003 Received "Pacesetter Award" from Custom Home magazine for marketing

2003 Received "Best in American Living Award" from Professional Builder magazine for a one-of-a-kind spec home up to 4000 sf built for the 2002 Showcase of Homes.

1995-2006 Received over 30 awards for custom homes designed and built as entries in the Saratoga Showcase of Homes. Was a participant in eight of the first 12 years of this prestigious event in Saratoga each year.

2002-2004 Four of J.McLagan Builders custom one-of-a-kind homes were published in "Better Homes and Garden's Home Planning Ideas" featuring full 12-page spreads with two of the homes featured on the magazine cover.


1971 Graduated Valedictorian from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central HS in 3-1/2 years. Received full academic scholarships to Union College; Columbia University; the University of Rochester; and SUNY Albany.

1971-1972 Attended Union College in Schenectady, New York. Majored in Political Science and philosophy.

1973-1974 Attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. Majored in the study of jazz music and performance on saxophone, clarinet and flute.

1975-1977 Attended the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Studied economics, history, English literature, Greek mythology and calculus.

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Name: Jim Mclagan
Location: Mechanicville,New York,United States
Job Title: Independent Marketing Consultant
Company: Ambit Energy

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