Josh Ward (Director of Regional Public Affairs for North Carolina, National Association of Manufacturers)
Prior to joining the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) as Director of Regional Public Affairs for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia in the spring of 2018, Josh served on U.S. Senator Richard Burr’s official staff as Field Representative for the Southwest Region of North Carolina. In this role, Josh was responsible for building out the Senator’s on-the-ground presence and community involvement in the region.
Before joining the Senator’s office, Josh began his career in the insurance and financial services industry in Winston-Salem, N.C., after graduating from Wake Forest University. At Wake Forest, he was the Student Research Assistant during the creation of the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism at the Wake Forest University Schools of Business.
Although the NAM is based in Washington, D.C., Josh resides in Charlotte, N.C.