Joshua Mearkle, GLC PRESIDENT
GRADUATE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL – American University
Kogod School of Business – Master in Business Administration
Joshua Mearkle is a first year MBA at the Kogod School of Business. Josh is from Everett, PA and completed his undergraduate degree in Geology at The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He also was a starting catcher for the university baseball team. After graduation he spent the last 12 years working in the energy sector and 10 of those working in the drilling department for BP. His energy career took him to many different countries where he developed his inclusive leadership, risk management, and problem solving skills. He wants to combine his already developed skills from the energy field with new skills and tools from the MBA program to enter the Corporate Finance Sector specifically in Financial Risk Management. He is excited and humbled to be elected as the GLC President and hopes to build on his predecessor’s success throughout this upcoming year.