Josh is obsessed with helping leaders and teams reach their full potential in the new and evolving workplace. He is the Founder and Chief Ideator for ThinkCafe, and has spoken and worked with organizations from Hawaii to New York and near every state in between.
Josh worked for close to a decade at Horizon Credit Union, in Spokane Valley, WA. During his time with the cooperative, he helped the organization reach over 11,000 millennial youth through national award winning business development and outreach programs. In 2008, Josh was recognized as the Junior Achievement Volunteer of the Year for the Inland Northwest. In 2009, Josh was recognized with the CVSD meritorious service award for outstanding work with youth and financial literacy. In 2011, he partnered with an Emmy Winning TV Show to develop a financial literacy program for schools across the country. In 2013, he worked alongside international credit unions to study best practices in Gen Y engagement in partnership with the WOCCU. In 2014, Josh was recognized as the CUNA Business Development Professional on the Year for the Credit Union. In 2015, Josh was recognized as a “top ten speaker” for the 2015 World Credit Union Conference.
Josh also served for a few years as a Senior Consultant for FI Strategies – a leading consulting firm serving the trillion-dollar Credit Union industry, 20 of the top 100 largest credit unions, and over two hundred credit union clients (in the areas of sales assessment, strategic planning, process efficiency and optimization and corporate metrics and scorecards). He has served as a CUNA FUSE faculty member, is a graduate of Leadership Spokane, and certified as a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE). Josh lives with his beautiful wife and children in Spokane, Washington.
Insights for Employee Engagement and Motivation
Wednesday, May 15th: 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Westin Hotel | Blythe, Sapelo & Cumberland Ballroom
Small Credit Union Luncheon
Leadership Lessons for The Next Generation
Wednesday, May 15th: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Westin Hotel | Satilla