Joshua Sledge is Manager, Nonprofit Investments, at the Center for Financial Services Innovation. In this position, Mr. Sledge manages competitive request-for-proposals processes to identify promising solutions that promote consumer financial capability. He provides strategic advice and technical assistance to help grantees and other innovators succeed in their mission to help consumers adopt better financial behaviors that improve in their financial lives. Mr. Sledge also develops and maintains knowledge of the current financial capability landscape including trends and innovations and shares learnings from innovators’ experiences to inform the broader financial services industry’s efforts to better serve underserved consumers.
Mr. Sledge was previously an Analyst, Innovation and Research, at CFSI. In this role, he conducted research to monitor and analyze emerging trends and innovations in the financial services industry. Prior to joining CFSI, Mr. Sledge was a Senior Investment Analyst at Prudential Capital Group, an investment division of Prudential Financial, where he analyzed the business strategy and financial performance of middle market companies to assess their suitability for long-term, fixed rate debt investments.
Mr. Sledge holds a B.B.A with a concentration in finance and accounting from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is currently pursuing a M.A. in Liberal Studies from the School of Continuing Studies at Northwestern University.