Josh Barnett

Executive Director

Josh serves as Executive Director of the IPAI. In that role, he leads the organization’s day-to-day operations, as well as strategic planning, marketing, and communication strategy. He has more than a decade of experience in non-profit management, communication strategy, marketing, and training development. Before joining the IPAI, Josh was on staff with Advocate Charitable Foundation, the philanthropy arm of Advocate Health Care.

Outside of work, Josh is very active in the Bloomington/Normal community. He is a member of the McLean County Board representing more than 17,000 residents on Bloomington’s east side. Josh also volunteers with the Kiwanis Club of Bloomington, McLean County Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, McLean County Museum of History, and numerous other organizations.

Josh and his wife Jenny reside in Bloomington with their son Joseph.

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