Josh Burnette

Josh Burnette is a husband, dad, business owner, and author who currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. Originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia, he started working for Chick-fil-A as a team member when he was barely old enough to see over the counter. He received his bachelor’s degree in business management from James Madison University in 2009 (Go Dukes!). Throughout college, he served as a Young Life leader for a local high school, and his passion for mentoring young people began.

After graduating, he went to work fulltime for a Young Life camp in Buena Vista, Colorado. He decided to come back to Chick-fil-A to combine his loves for business and working with young people. He served as the owner/operator of a mall restaurant for two years and currently leads a free-standing restaurant employing over one hundred people in Little Rock. Josh is a certified speaker with SCORRE workshops and recently enjoyed the opportunity to be the keynote speaker for Verizon Wireless.

In his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling, volunteering on several boards in the community, and snowboarding. Josh is married and has two children.

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Finding Success in the Workplace

Josh Burnette and Pete Hardesty want young men to find success in the workplace. In order to see that happen, young men have to learn the value of hard work, punctuality, and responsibility.

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Relationships With Adults

Josh Burnette and Pete Hardesty encourage young men to build a healthy relationship with their parents, and advises parents to listen and be there for their teens.

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What’s My Purpose?

Josh Burnette and Pete Hardesty have a heart for seeing young men grow into adulthood. Burnette and Hardesty also give insight to the most important question: “What is my purpose?”

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