Josh Copus

Consultant, Family Centered Employment


Josh is currently working on behalf of several leading workforce organizations to support the national workforce system in being more forward-looking, innovative, and adaptive to a rapidly changing labor market.

He previously worked for the National Association of Workforce Boards where he was responsible for a broad range of national workforce initiatives, events, and programs. In his role as VP and COO, he managed membership services, communications, budgeting, and led the development of strategic relationships with corporate, nonprofit, education, and government partners.

He is pursuing a career committed to the furtherance of economic and social systems that support and maximize human output and potential. He traces his interest in the critical role that jobs play in our economy and our lives to his time spent at the Pittsburgh Technology Council. Other interests include the intersection of public-private sector innovation, new trends in impact investing and social enterprise, and the influence of new technologies on education, business, and consumerism.

He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and holds a Bachelor’s degree in both political science and history. Josh received his Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania.