While Josh Suiter has spent the majority of his career working in non-profits or the local media, he is currently the Director of Membership for The Chamber of St. Matthews, where he has been since August 2016. The chamber has over 1000 members. His role involves the recruitment and retention of members, serving as the spokesperson and planning various events and programs.
Prior to this position, he was the Director of Signature Events and Special Programs for One Southern Indiana, the chamber of commerce and economic development organization in Southern Indiana. In his role, he led staff efforts in the planning and execution of the organization’s major events and worked with members in helping them find value in their membership and expanding member awareness through the use of new and creative sponsorship exposures.
Josh has also served as the Community Outreach Specialist for the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) and a clerk/writer for The Courier-Journal.
Josh has also served on the board for Hope Southern Indiana. He is also a member of the Young Professionals Association of Louisville and frequent volunteer with Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. He was also named one of Derby City’s Finest by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 2017.
He was a dancer in last year’s Dancing with Prospect Stars event and raised almost $15,000 for Mattingly Edge. He is excited to be back this year as a judge.
Josh is married to Lizzie and they have a daughter, Faith.