Josh Patrick has owned and operated a variety of businesses dealing with food, including food vending, coffee service, catering, and wholesaling, and several others dealing with food. For the past 15 years he has owned and operated a wealth management business, Stage 2 Planning Partners
, that focuses on the strategic issues faced by the owners of private businesses.
Mr. Patrick contributes to the New York Times You're the Boss blog
and writes about creating value. He has also written for Inc.com, Open Forum and various trade publications. He has also chaired the education and training committee of the National Vending Association, where he helped develop and deliver boot-camp programs on financial and strategic management to more than 150 companies.