Joshua Emerson is partner and co-director of operations at Stonehouse Consulting. Joshua is both American and Australian citizen. Originally from Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, Joshua has spent the past 15 years in Southern California consulting entrepreneurs, business owners & corporate firms.
Joshua’s areas of expertise are in corporate, small business consulting and risk management advisory services. Joshua’s experience is spread over more than eight different industries. Within each industry his focus of advising extends to some of the following areas; business government, finance, technology implementation and integration, human capital management, risk management and insurance, intellectual property/ brand identity analysis, and legal compliance auditing.
Joshua’s motto is people over profit, and his why is grounded in all of the Stonehouse companies shared crest’s which read “Uberrima Fides”, latin for always faithful.
Joshua is happily married to his dear wife, and a father of two beautiful children. His faith, and family are big parts of his life, he also enjoys working with a lot of the great non-profits found in his local community, and giving back his time and resources wherever he can.
Michael joined the Stonehouse family company as Director of Business Consulting & Operations to drive and manage the company’s future growth strategy.
Michael was born in Melbourne, Australia and attended LaTrobe University where he graduated Bachelor of Economics with Honors and Majors in International Economics and Econometrics.
Michael started his business career with the Reserve Bank of Australia – that country’s Central bank. After graduation he was seconded to the Central Bank of Papua New Guinea to help establish that country’s monetary independence from Australia, with management of international banking projects. He was also actively involved in specific analysis and reporting of the country’s economic conditions.
In ensuing years Michael was the Senior Partner to establish strategic and Business Consulting practices with Coopers & Lybrand (PNG) and then Ernst & Young (Australia – focus on Entrepreneurs and Middle Market – built to 100 consultants over three states in 6 years).
After moving to the USA in 2004, Michael, for ten years, held positions of Executive Director for Brookdale Senior Living at their South Bay and Santa Monica communities.
Michael is a US citizen since 2016 and is resident in Murrieta with his wife of 25 years, Cel, in close proximity to his son and young family. His youngest daughter will be a Senior at the University of Pennsylvania in the Wharton School of Business.