Joshua Pollard is a US real estate expert and the CEO and founder of Omicelo, a mission-driven real estate investment firm. Joshua led US housing research for Goldman Sachs from 2009 to 2013. Before founding Omicelo, Joshua used a psychology-based investment strategy to drive $100 million of real estate capital investments for Pine River Capital Management. Joshua is a board member of Pittsburgh Gateways, a nonprofit economic development organization most recently responsible for Pittsburgh’s $44 million Energy Innovation Center redevelopment. Omicelo Cares, the 501(c)(3) affiliate of Omicelo, uses real estate principles to advance the education and wealth of Americans in disadvantaged neighborhoods; Joshua was invited to the White House to receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award for this work. Joshua graduated from Sewickley Academy and the University of Rochester with dual degrees in statistics and economics.