Josh Nowack is an Inmates to Entrepreneurs instructor and a recent addition to the board. He has held numerous executive roles including CFO for several mid-sizes companies. He also had a tax and accounting business before he lost everything. Fighting back through divorce, homelessness, and open heart surgery, Josh has rebuilt his life brick by brick. Experiencing first-hand the challenge in finding employment post-incarceration, Josh cofounded Breaking Free Industries. Breaking Free is a tee-shirt printing shop in Santa Ana, CA. The mission of Breaking Free is to provide a second chance to formerly incarcerated individuals while providing quality apparel in a cost-efficient fashion.
Josh holds a BS in Accounting from Montclair State University and an MBA from Duke University. He also was a Certified Public Accountant in California and Maryland.