Since 2010, Josh has been the Director of Business Development and Marketing for Elk Grove Village. He is the first point of contact for businesses expanding in or relocating to Elk Grove Village. Josh is also responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Village’s business retention and attraction program. This includes public relations, branding and marketing, and ombudsman services. Additional responsibilities include coordination of business development resources and working with other public sector agencies.
Prior to his current role, he held positions at City of Highland Park and DuPage County. Josh is the go-to man for the annual Manufacturing and Technology Expo. He is also the talent behind Elk Grove’s monthly podcast, Strictly Business.
Josh has a Master of Arts in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned a Bachelor’s in Political Science from DePaul University. He holds a Certified Economic Developer from International Economic Development Council
Josh’s energy and enthusiasm for helping all businesses was apparent during today’s webinar! By thinking of their municipality like a business, Elk Grove Village has seen great success, and their practices can be put into place by any business.
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Are you or is someone you know doing business as “un”usual? Pushing conventional boundaries or taking an innovative approach to business? Let us know about it and you could be a future guest speaker on our webinar series!