Joshua Lamont

AMA Rank 705

Mission Accomplice | Obama White House | Entrepreneur | Addict | @JustJoshLamont

About

Mission Accomplice | Obama White House | Entrepreneur | Addict | @JustJoshLamont

For 20 years, Josh Lamont has been working with organizations and individuals to advance their missions with strategic and innovative communications programs that work.  The WALL STREET JOURNAL calls him an "industry leader... unrivaled," while USA TODAY credits his team's leadership for “turning one man’s idea into a true global phenomenon.”

From #GivingTuesday to the White House: view Josh's career in 70-seconds

In 2010, President Obama appointed Josh to his administration, one of a record number of openly LGBTQ people to be appointed.. Of note, Josh's appointment came less than a year after he sought treatment for substance abuse and addiction.

He has conceived or contributed to three books, most recently the best-sellinga #MeToo-inspired collection YOU ARE NOT ALONE, and the best-selling memoir of Allison Whitaker, for which he penned the Foreword.

A native of San Diego, Josh graduated from Cornell University and is the founder of JRL Strategies, a strategic communications and reputation management firm.

Twitter: @JustJoshLamont  |  LinkedIn: Connect   |  Email here

Summary

Skills
Strategic CommunicationsPublic Relations & Reputation ManagementPolitics & Public AffairsSmall-Business OwnershipNonprofit LeadershipPhilanthropyElder Care
Experience
  • Obama White House appointee

  • JRL Strategies founder

  • GLSEN

  • amfAR

  • Lehman Brothers & The Lehman Brothers Foundations

Education
  • Cornell University