Joshua B. Stern joined the investment unit of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in January 2012. Prior to arriving at the Foundation, Josh was the director of Private Investments in the Office of Investments at Rockefeller University.
He was a director in the Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Group at Standard & Poor's, which was part of the Public Finance Department. Over the course of his career he also worked as an investment banker, focusing on higher education institutions.
Stern received an MPA in public finance from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, an MS in non-profit management from New York University and a BA in history and sociology from Binghamton University.