Josh Davies

Sunday afternoon general session

Josh Davies is passionate about helping others make a difference in their lives, jobs, and community. Through his work as an executive, speaker, and trainer, he has delivered results around the globe. He has given keynotes and training workshops to a wide variety of organizations across North America, the Middle East, and Asia, including the Association of Talent Development and the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals. 

Davies is currently the CEO of the Center for Work Ethic Development, an organization committed to developing foundational work behaviors in everyone from high school students to returning veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce. He is a published author, and is frequently cited in national publications, including the New York Times. An avid runner, Josh has been awarded the Mile High Energy Award by Visit Denver, and an honorary Doctorate of Foodservice by the North American Food Equipment Manufacturers Association for his contributions to the industry. He is the past President of the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART), and has been appointed by the Governor to serve a second term on the Colorado Workforce Development Council, and to Chair the State Education and Training Steering Committee. Josh just finished serving on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, and co-chairing the Colorado State Youth Council.