Josh Clarke is a graduate of Union University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Doctor of Education. While an undergraduate student, Josh met his wonderful wife Courtney, and they married in June of 2010.
From 2007 to 2016, Josh dedicated his life to higher education at Union University. He started his career at Union in the newly founded School of Pharmacy where, for four years, he served as Director of Pharmacy Outreach providing oversight to admissions, marketing and mission trips for the school. In 2011, Josh transitioned with the university to become the Director of Alumni and Annual Fund, where he provided oversight to the day to day operations of the Office of Alumni Relations and leadership to special events and fundraising. In the summer of 2016 Josh felt led to leave Union University in order to accept a position with Doulos Partners, an organization which partners with indigenous church planters all over the world to reach the maximum number of people, in the shortest amount of time, and in the most cost effective way. In his role as Vice President of Development, Josh used his fundraising background to help the ministry achieve its goals. After two years of service in this position, Josh was named President of Doulos Partners.
In addition to his professional roles, Josh has used his skills and talents to benefit several non-profits. He has severed on the board for Hands Up! Preschool and for West Tennessee Adoption and Family Matters. He is a 2012 graduate of Leadership Jackson where he went on to serve as Vice Chair and Chair of the program. In 2015, he was named one of Jackson’s Finest Young Professionals by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Josh, Courtney and their four children: Olivia, Judah, Micah, and Asher currently reside in Hoover, Alabama and attend Shades Mountain Baptist Church.