Josh Verne is an entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, and business executive from Philadelphia, Pa. This established entrepreneur has operated as a business leader in fields ranging from Merchandise Distribution to Payments.
Since the age of 14, as a Pennsylvania native, he now lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and enjoys spending his free time nurturing young entrepreneurs and spending time with his two teenage daughters.
Verne is a multi-channel business veteran with close to 30 years of experience. In this time period, he has been starting, growing, and leading various highly successful, multi-channel businesses. The Florida-based entrepreneur has worked in spaces ranging from media and finance to manufacturing and distribution.
He is currently a partner and Chief Commercial Officer within the fintech industry. The seasoned executive has worked closely with underserved populations. Supporting underserved populations is an area of business and philanthropy to which he is particularly devoted.
Current Role & Duties:
• Distribution and manufacturing
• E-commerce and financial commerce
• User-generated content for brands to license
• D2C virtual rent to own
• Card issuance and payments
Keystone State native and philanthropist Verne has proudly supported a roster of all-important charities, nonprofit organizations, and other good causes. These charities include nonprofit organizations, Jewish causes, animal rights and care, children’s illnesses, and others.
Verne was born and raised in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was here that he attended Lower Moreland High School in Huntingdon Valley.
Pennsylvania’s Montgomery County is famed for its many beautiful parks and waterways. It is also home to the Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential and the Old York Road Symphony, based in Abington. Founded in 1932, the Old York Road Symphony is among the oldest all-volunteer orchestras in the United States.
Lower Moreland High School is a part of the Lower Moreland Township School District. The school district serves students from Lower Moreland Township and the surrounding areas. Lower Moreland High School boasts a flourishing music program with numerous bands, choirs, and orchestras.
Between 2014-2018 and 2017, Josh Verne invested in many other businesses and sat on their boards, mostly where he felt he could be most useful for the young entrepreneurs operating the business.. As of 2023, the entrepreneur, fintech executive, investor, and philanthropist lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. When he isn’t working, he enjoys nurturing young entrepreneurs and visiting to spend time with his teenage daughters, Alexa and Brooke.