Posted on April 16, 2019 by Daven Ralston -
Josh brings more than 30 years of experience in information technology (IT) support for economic, health, and social policy research for U.S. and international organizations. He has managed strategic deployment of IT resources to support and enhance corporate mandates and provided programming support on projects for federal government clients such as the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Internal Revenue Service. He is a SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9 with many years of experience programming and directly supporting data analysis.
At Insight, Josh supports advanced programming requirements on projects such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Participant and Program Characteristics 2018 for FNS and the State Performance Standards Evaluation and Subject Matter Expertise project for CMS. The second project includes developing a weekly public use file and reports on COVID-19 cases and deaths in nursing homes across the United States. He also assists with IT infrastructure design and information security.
Prior to joining Insight, Josh was a vice president at Mathematica Policy Research, where he led the IT Services department for 20 years. During that time, he ensured corporate information security, managed the IT cost center, handled vendor relations, and oversaw the corporate IT department with emphasis on innovative solutions, quality service, cost-effectiveness, and staff development. Josh holds a B.S. in computer science and a B.A. in history from Pennsylvania State University.