Joshua Devine

Economic Opportunity Strategist

Josh is a mission and results driven self-starter. He is adept at helping communities discover new economic opportunities and catalyze sustainable, equitable growth through actionable strategies. Josh leverages his strengths in economic development, marketing, and strategic planning to help regions build capacity and strengthen their economic competitiveness. In his spare time, you can find Josh volunteering in the community, playing his acoustic or bass guitar, or hanging out at the many jazz hotspots around town.

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University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
Masters of Urban Planning, in process

Anticipated Graduation: 2020

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK
Economic Development Institute

Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences

State College, PA
B.S., Community, Environment, and Development


Allegheny Conference

Pittsburgh, PA
Implemented marketing initiatives to meet the workforce, community, and economic development needs of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Projects included events and digital campaigns to support business investment goals; a talent attraction job portal,; and community investment program; Strengthening Communities Partnership.

Pittsburgh Impact Initiative

Pittsburgh, PA
Coordinated a state-funded business growth initiative, Pittsburgh Impact, which provided resources to targeted high-growth regional companies in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Coalition on Urban Affairs

Pittsburgh, PA
Provided strategic program development and community outreach insight to support the creation of the Coalition on Urban Affairs for the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh.


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  • Economic Competitiveness and Inclusion Plan

    Ramsey County Community & Economic Development

  • Talent 2025 Promising Practices Research

    Evansville Regional Business Committee

  • Allegheny Together - Program Technical Assistance Provider

    Allegheny County Economic Development

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Phone: (412) 325-2457

Email: engage (at)


Fourth Economy Consulting
1501 Preble Avenue
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15233