Josh is originally from Florida and moved to SF in 1989 straight to Market St. . He is captivated by the diversity of a city's population, SF's Art Scene and the community melting pot. It is safe to say, Josh is TLC'S #1 fan. The feeling is mutual.
Josh is Vice President for Strategic Direction and one of the original staff members at PolicyLink; PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works.
He has led community-building and technology projects, and now brings a wealth of organizational knowledge to build diverse alliances and implement strategic initiatives. Prior to joining PolicyLink, Josh was the director of special projects at the University of California, Berkeley Institute of Urban and Regional Development, where he managed a defense conversion research program and fostered partnerships between the university and the City of Oakland to strengthen and revitalize low-income neighborhoods. He holds a BA from Brown University and an MS in city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley.