Joshua Wright

Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development
Moscow, ID

Joshua Wright is the Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development at Emsi, where he leads a team focused on providing industry-leading labor analytics, software, and consulting services to economic development organizations and workforce agencies in hundreds of U.S. communities. Wright previously served as Emsi's director of marketing for economic and workforce development and was the head of the labor market data firm's corporate PR team. While in his marketing role, he worked with clients to highlight best practices using data and with editors at USA Today, CityLab, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and other media outlets to analyze the latest workforce trends. He's a contributor to Forbes and has written for Area Development magazine, the International Economic Development Council's blog, and other publications. He joined Emsi in 2008 after working as a reporter for two Pacific Northwest newspapers.