Minden Lions to host motivational speaker

Gerald Joshua will be the guest speaker at Thursday’s noon meeting of the Minden Lions Club.

Gerald began his employment with Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College, Shreveport in September 2004. He has held the positions of Financial Aid Director, Admissions Counselor, Recruiter, Assistant Campus Dean and Campus Dean. He is currently the Associate Vice Chancellor of Workforce. Prior to joining the NLTCC family, he was employed by GMAC as a Financial Sales Consultant for 15 years. He has a passion for serving students and is adamant in helping them reach success. He often tells students the sky is the limit to what they can achieve. 

He is a motivational speaker and a graduate of the Southern University A & M College, where he received his B.S. Degree in Marketing. He is also a graduate of the Louisiana Development Institute, the Louisiana Leadership Academy, and received certification as a Louisiana Certified Workforce Developer. He also received his certification through the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals. He serves as President of the North Shreveport Business Association. He is also an Associate Minister. 

Gerald is married to Natalie Joshua and has two sons, Jeremy, who is employed with NASA; and Jordan, who is a graduating senior at LSU Baton Rouge. 

The Minden Lions Club meets Thursdays at noon at the American Legion Memorial Home, located at 119 W. Pine St. in Minden.

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