Josh Reed joined the Greater Phoenix Economic Council in March 2020 as the organization’s Senior Director of Communications. In his role, Josh leads GPEC’s public and media relations programs and provides strategic communications direction on key initiatives for various stakeholders. Josh executes the overarching PR strategy elevating the region and GPEC’s profile domestically and internationally to contribute to the expansion and relocation of business in the region.
Josh joined GPEC as a seasoned public relations professional with nearly a decade of PR agency experience at Allison+Partners, a global strategic communications firm. He served in a multitude of roles from May 2011 to March 2020. Josh provided a diverse client-base with daily strategic communications counsel and oversaw the development of public relations programs and day-to-day tactical execution.
Josh graduated from the University of Utah (Go Utes!) with a B.S. in Mass Communication. He was a member of the Utes baseball team from 2009-10 after transferring from Central Arizona College, where he played from 2007-08 and earned his Associate’s Degree.
Josh currently resides in Phoenix where he spends his free time camping, backpacking, running, golfing and cheering on the Utes.