|University of Southern California (USC), MBA|
|Entrepreneurial, Information Technology, and Strategy|
|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), BA|
|Political Science-International Relations: Latin American Emphasis|
Josh McCarter is President & COO of Arbitech, a leading independent distributor of computer hardware which has earned several awards for its innovative business model and rapid growth, including recognition in the INC500, as a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneurial Company in Orange County, and as Entrepreneur magazine’s fastest growing company in the US (2003).
McCarter previously served as Chief Operating Officer of SpaFinder, managing the company’s technology, operations and strategic initiatives, which included new on and offline partnerships, product development and corporate development.
Before joining SpaFinder, Mr. McCarter served as Vice President of International Development for the online automotive marketing leader, Autobytel.com, formulating and implementing the company’s pan-European and Asian-Pacific expansion efforts. McCarter also was Vice President of Business Development at Autobytel, where he oversaw acquisitions, strategic partnerships and assisted in the company’s IPO.
Prior to Autobytel, he was International Sales Manager at Lewis Hyman, Inc., where he expanded the multi-million dollar import company’s international penetration in Latin America from Mexico to Central and South America.
McCarter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science-International Relations as a Cum Laude Graduate at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his MBA at the University of Southern California (USC).