Josh joined the Pondera team in May 2017 as an intern, which ultimately developed into a full-time position as a project manager. He works closely with the partners to develop the business and implement ideas.
Josh received a Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University in Greencastle, IN, where he majored in Biology and minored in Philosophy. He was an active member in the national leadership fraternity Alpha Tau Omega and held four positions including: Recruitment chairman, New Member Education chairman, Philanthropy chairman, and Scholarship Chairman. He is currently waiting to graduate from the Masters in Health Science program, M.H.S., at Grand Valley State University where he will finish magna cum laude. His thesis is focused on Reproductive Endocrinology.
In his free time, Josh loves to be active outdoors. He grew up in East Grand Rapids, MI, and continues to play soccer and golf as much as possible. In the summer, Josh loves to spend time boating and running, and is an avid downhill skier come winter. Josh also enjoys reading, cooking, and dining out with close friends.
Calli joined the Pondera Team in August 2015 as the Office Coordinator. She brings with her 10 years of experience in office administration, event planning and coordination, and customer service.
Calli graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2012 with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, with an emphasis in meeting and event planning. While attending GVSU, she was an active member of hospitality-related clubs on campus, and also completed the Disney College Program in the fall of 2011. She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree at Grand Valley in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership.
Outside of work, Calli is a team photographer and marketing coordinator for Grand City Show Skiers, a local water show ski team. In addition to photography, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking and baking, volunteering for local organizations, reading, scrapbooking, and crafting.
Olivia joined the Pondera team in June of 2015. She joined us as an intern during her summer break from Kalamazoo College before she leaves to study abroad in Caceres, Spain for 6 months. As a Business and Spanish double major and a Psychology minor, Olivia brings a fresh insight to new projects while supporting the firm’s Partners and Associates as a liaison to our clients as our Office Coordinator.
Olivia will graduate from Kalamazoo College in 2017 and she hopes to combine her three areas of study into an all encompassing career. She has served as a volunteer coach for Girls on the Run for two years while at Kalamazoo College and was previously employed by the YMCA. During her free time, Olivia enjoys spending time with her family and friends in Grand Haven, running and practicing yoga.