Josh Schimmels was the Business Group Publisher at D Magazine Partners (Dallas) which includes D CEO magazine, the news sites D CEO Healthcare and D CEO Real Estate, along with the D Real Estate Annual, Dallas 500 and other ancillary publications. Schimmels also oversaw DRC Publications, a division that produces custom business magazines for the Dallas Regional Chamber as well as the digital news site of DallasInnovates.com.
Prior to Dallas, Josh spent time in Southern California, where he combined for ten years serving as Associate Publisher and Vice President of the Los Angeles Business Journal and San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
Josh earned a Bachelor’s in Media/Broadcasting from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business. He is on the Board of Trustees for Leukemia Texas, Board of Directors for the Alliance of Area Business Publishers and City and Regional Magazine Associations. He’s involved with CEOs Against Cancer through the American Cancer Society and has served on boards and committees in Arizona that include: The Economic Club of Phoenix, Financial Executives International, Junior Achievement of Arizona, Arizona Association for Economic Development and BOMA.
He has a wife and two young daughters and is passionate about sports, having completed the Ironman triathlon twice.