JOSH ZOLIN, DIRECTOR CANDIDATE
Can you provide some examples of how you feel your industry exposure, business background, and experience within CFESA will benefit the board and ultimately, the membership?
As you probably know, I have a strong media presence in the industry. And a reputation for telling the truth. My company has an impeccable reputation for having a unique blend of old school quality & new age innovation. And I have been working to develop my leadership skills and influencing ability for the past 15 years. Honestly, I haven’t been AS involved in CFESA as I could have been, with the exception of the past couple years. However, I feel that puts me at an advantage. I can see things from the viewpoint of someone who could be more involved, but isn’t, and use my skills & network to influence that person/company to contribute to the association. In other words, I’m familiar with the pain points & excuses. I can also portray my thoughts clearly, honestly, and respectfully. And I believe the greatest way to impact anything lies in your ability to ask earnest questions. Which is something I enjoy doing. I feel all of this has made me a good contributor to the YPC committee. Lastly, through my podcast I have a large audience in the skilled trades as a whole. And an international reach with regard to people, companies, information, associations, education, etc. This can be used for intel, recruitment, marketing, etc. Although I will not sell out my show 🙂