Josh Verch

Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Josh was born and raised in the Ottawa Valley before moving to Ottawa to complete a diploma in Business Administration and a post-graduate diploma in Sport Business Management, both from Algonquin College. Josh relocated to Toronto after graduation and worked at Tennis Canada for the Rogers Cup as well as the Ontario Cycling Association before returning to Ottawa to take a position as Manager, Partnerships with Canada Soccer.

At Canada Soccer, Josh was responsible for building relationships with organizational partners and generating value on their behalf during various events throughout the year. After nearly five years at Canada Soccer, he accepted a sales position at Festival Promotions to expand his portfolio of skills. During his time at Festival Promotions, Josh developed and managed an extensive client base, including several large-scale Canadian brands.

When Josh isn’t building business relationships, he enjoys traveling with his wife and keeping active. A sports enthusiast, Josh spends his free time exploring Ottawa by bicycle in the summer and takes advantage of Ottawa’s wonderful cross-country skiing trails and plays hockey during the winter.