Josh was born and raised in Chicago. He attended North Central College and played college football behind a Division 3 All-American. Josh moved to St. Louis, Missouri, in the summer of 2000 to be with his future wife. They have been married since 2002, and they have one daughter.
Josh has 22 years of accounting or tax preparation experience. He began his career in bookkeeping at an Enrolled Agent (EA) firm. He moved to a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) firm in 2006 to prepare taxes. While working full-time to support his family, he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Missouri St. Louis in 2014.
Josh is also a proud Basset Hound dad, along with a Basset/Lab Mix and a Red Bone Coon Hound Mix. He competitively bowls several nights a week and has achieved 3 - 300 games and 2 - 800 three-game series.