Joshua LaBorde

Senior Vice President, Product Innovation

Joshua LaBorde is passionate about applying his diverse operational experience and technical skills at mission-driven organizations. While serving the philanthropy field for nearly a decade, he has seen firsthand the power and potential of people coming together and contributing to delivering on life-impacting—and often life-changing—missions. Getting to work with people who care so much about making a difference inspires him and his work.

Drawing upon his nearly 25 years of experience in operations, information, and technology, Joshua now leads market research and industry analysis efforts to help BWF identify emerging trends, unmet needs, and opportunities for innovative products in the nonprofit sector. He oversees end-to-end product development for new products and service offerings that align with BWF’s strategic plan and client needs. Prior to leading advancement services and philanthropy operations teams for a decade and then joining BWF, his roles included product design, development, and management in telecommunications and in technology startups.

Since joining BWF in 2021, Joshua has served clients ranging from healthcare organizations to private colleges, major universities, and various nonprofits. His work has focused on partnering with clients on strategically deploying best practices, process optimization, leveraging data and technology, and maximizing the return on their systems and operations investments.

Joshua is currently involved with AHP as a Madison Institute faculty member and serves as an aasp mentor.

When the wind of change blows, some build walls, while others build windmills. Chinese Proverb

In his free time, Joshua enjoys traveling with family, listening to live music, and watching live sports.