osué Salmerón is the CEO of Applied Tools. LLC. a consulting firm specializing in strategic growth of enterprises. Previously. Josué served as Deputy Director at Collaborative Solutions for Communities, where he had oversight of strategic initlatives. operations and business development. Josué also served as Deputy Director at the Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs(OLA). where he provided oversight over the four core functions of OLA: strategic management of public and private partnerships, expertise on policy. community relations. civic engagement and overall management of $10M grant portfolio. with investments in eleven health and human service areas. Josue is a certified project manager with over 10 ears or experience in project and program management in the Non-profit.
Private and covemment sectors Josué was raised in Washington DC. Is a graduate of DCPS Schools and holds a MBA from Virginia Tech University and a BS in Biomedical Sciences from Antioch College. Josué, children and wife live in the Columbla Heights neighborhood in DC. Josué has served as the President of a limited-equity coop that operates as a non-profit with the purpose of retaining affordable housing in the District. Josué also serves as a board member for the DC Federal Credit Union.