Joshua is an established business development player in the workforce development arena, with additional experience in sales and business development in the private SaaS industry. Joshua brings a diverse perspective to public and quasi government workforce development acquired from his years of experience as a Career Development Specialist and Business Development Manager in areas of East Georgia. Most recently, Joshua managed a $1.2 million allocation of workforce funds issued to helped get Georgia residents back to work and mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on employers in East Georgia. It is important to Joshua that employers and the business community in Dekalb County are informed of and exposed to the many opportunities to grow and expand their business, to ensure a more consistent pipeline for in-demand occupations and support services, and to equip residents with the skills and the tools needed for success within Dekalb’s industries. Joshua is a graduate of the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, and hails from Greenwood, SC.