Joshua Nacht

Board Member, Bird Technologies

Joshua Nacht is an active family business owner and serves as a married-in, third-generation family member on the board of directors of the 75-year-old Cleveland-based Bird Technologies. In addition, he is a second-generation owner of a real estate development and management company in Edwards, Colo.

He is also a consultant with The Family Business Consulting Group. Joshua works with business families to manage their complexity and create opportunities by focusing on effective governance and transitions. He enjoys working with multi-generational families to integrate diverse perspectives and create strong ownership groups by developing structured plans for continuity.

In 2015, he earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Systems with a focus on family-enterprise. Joshua’s dissertation research, “The Role of the Family Champion,” investigated leadership within the ownership group of business families, and won the “Best Dissertation Award” from the Family Firm Institute in 2016.