Josh Thelemann, co-founder of 26 Letters, leads business development. His work building and fostering relationships across many communities began when he found his first non-profit, Save Our Schools, in 2011. Since then, Josh has helped start New Leaders Council - Twin Cities, which is a cross-sector, leadership institute for young professionals; he has founded two other entities in the private sector. He has served on several for-profit and non-profit boards and committees with a bevy of focus areas. In wearing these many hats, Josh has witnessed first-hand the need for growth in Diversity, Engagement and Inclusion in the public, private and academic arenas.