Josh is a coach and family business advisor, helping individuals, entrepreneurs, families, and boards of directors maximize potential. Josh is dually accredited as a Hogan-Certified coach and a Gallup-Certified Strengths coach. Josh’s background as an entrepreneur, advisor, corporate board member, and third-generation family business owner gives him a range of perspectives to draw from when advising clients. Josh gained insight into multi-generational family businesses from his own family’s business, Sargento Food, Inc., where he now sits on the board of directors. Josh’s background is leveraged by individuals looking for personal growth, families-in-business that recognize the need for transition, and families looking to establish family offices and foundations.
Prior to starting Bench, Josh launched several food & beverage companies, developed a successful private credit fund, and served as a Manager at Deloitte Consulting where he focused on mergers & acquisitions as well as co-designing Deloitte Consulting’s global talent operations.
Josh earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Josh returned to Notre Dame following his MBA to study philosophy and theology in the seminary with the intent of becoming a Catholic priest. Josh and his wife, Meredith have two young children, Henry and Juliette, and live in Charlottesville, VA. Josh splits his time between Charlottesville, Washington, D.C., and the Midwest.