I'm Josh Newton.

I'm a developer, marketer, designer, trainer, assessment expert, consultant, photographer, husband and father from Claysville, PA.

I currently work as the head of the Marketing Innovation Value Center for the Newton Family of Companies, a family owned and opperated business, in the greater Pittsburgh area.

Along with being responsible for the technical and inbound marketing needs of the company, I work with clients that want to better align their employees' natural abilities and talents with their work. Helping organizations implement the principles of Serving Leadership and specifically the Build on Strength action is my passion. I love watching people flourish through self-awareness and authenticity to achieve the Great Purpose of their organization.

I have a BS in Computer Information Systems from Grove City College and, even though its not my primary roll anymore, i still enjoy programming and web design.

I also love spending time with my wife and three kids. they are the motivation behind everything i do.


Web Design & Development

Front End Development Development Operations Linux Server Administration Mobile and Desktop Development Graphics & 3D Programming

Languages, Technologies & Frameworks

  • HTML5
  • Pug (Jade)
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • SQL
  • MySQL
  • Linux Command Line
  • Shell Scripting
  • C / C++
  • C#
  • Objective C
  • GCC / G++
  • JAVA
  • Processing
  • P5.js
  • OpenFrameworks

Assessment Tools

  • PI (Predictive Index)
  • Gallup StrengthsFinder
  • DISC
  • AI (Atribute Index)

Marketing & Branding

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Story Brand

Leadership Development & Training

At the Newton Institute, I work with small and large companies to train, embed, and coach the Serving Leader Model.

My primary area of expertise is in the area of Build on Strength. This is one of the 5 Actions of a Serving Leader and focuses on identifying and aligning individuals' strengths to their work.

Graphic Design, Photography, Videography

  • Photography (Film and Digital)
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro X


3 Questions to Self-Assess your Strengths

July 18th, 2019

Assessment tools are great but I constantly find myself reminding people that they are just tools. Just like most tools, there are things that make great substitutes for them and can get a large percent of the job done.

In this case, there are three questions you can ask yourself, whether you’ve taken an assessment or not, that will help you uncover areas of strength for you

Finding Your Passion: 5 steps to discovering the work you were meant to do

July 18th, 2019

It just might be the people I associate with, but I find the subject of passion — whether it’s about our work, our lives, or whatever we may be doing — creeping into the conversation quite a bit lately.

Here are 5 steps that will help you discover the work you were meant to do.