Josh Guild is the Interim Executive Director of the Space Frontier Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to unleashing the power of free enterprise to lead a united humanity into the solar system. He joined the Foundation in early 2016 to apply his professional experience to enable the organization to grow financially. Josh is currently leading a dynamic team in the preparations for the NewSpace Conference, which will take place June 27th - 29th in San Francisco, CA. Not taking a typical path to the space industry, Josh is also an accountant working in public practice for Grant Thornton in Chicago, IL, focusing on financial statement audits of manufacturing, technology, and non-profit clients. He holds a Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri and is pending licensure as a Certified Public Accountant.