Vice President of Training & Development

Josh Crawford is a leader in the financial services industry, bringing the power of Nobel Prize-winning investing science to communities around the globe. His expertise includes leading breakthrough educational experiences to thousands of advisors and their clients, helping lead and engineer innovative advisor training programs, and training and developing entrepreneurs to dramatically expand themselves and their businesses. As the Vice President of Training and Development at Matson Money, he is instrumental in bringing the award-winning American Dream Experience* to families across North America and in 2022, he helped launch the global initiative, Breakthrough Investing, in Canada and Puerto Rico.

Among his accolades are a 2022 RIA Intel Rising Star Award* and a 2021 ThinkAdvisor LUMINARIE for Thought Leadership & Education*.

Driven by the belief that Nobel Prize-winning principles and the science of investing should be accessible to everyone, Josh has made it his mission to empower families with the tools and knowledge needed to invest prudently over a lifetime. He is becoming a thought-leader in the industry, regularly sharing insights with industry experts like Gregg Greenberg of Investment News, Keith Beggs of Advisorpedia and Russ Alan Prince of FA-Magazine. His expertise has led to features in prominent magazines such as Modern Luxury and Success. He has been quoted in leading publications like The Wealth Advisor and RIA News in Wealth Management. Moreover, he hosts ongoing investor coaching series, connecting with thousands of investors virtually each month, including Matson Money’s “Dismantling Myths of Investing.”

Josh demonstrates an unwavering commitment to personal and professional development. He has worked with pioneers in the field of personal and organizational transformation, including Steve Zaffron, of Vanto Group, and has studied the ontological approach to transformation and human performance by Werner Erhard, of Landmark Worldwide.

Josh is a dedicated philanthropist. His initiatives have resulted in thousands raised for underprivileged children through the Christmas Carnival Cornhole Tournament, benefiting Family Promise of Arizona. He regularly donates to Smile Train, an organization that provides future-altering care to infants born with clefts. Josh’s philanthropy extends beyond monetary donations, as demonstrated by his collaboration with A New Leaf to host the Holly Jolly Christmas Experience for foster care youth, which featured Santa, gifts, games, and a festive meal. His persistent efforts in obtaining donations and sponsorships greatly supported A New Leaf’s foster care services in Phoenix.

Josh lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Alex and their two daughters. He has committed his life to positively impacting others and empowering families to live an extraordinary life.

*Award criteria and disclosures can be found here.