JOSHUA J. ERB | Washington, DC


  • Programming: Python, Bash, SQL, R, HTML, CSS
  • Data: PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Tableau
  • Version control: git, virtualenv, GitHub
  • French (Proficient)
  • Moroccan & Standard Arabic (Basic)
  • Polish (Beginner)

Relevant Experience


Support Engineer | Apr. 2018 - Present

Excella Consulting

Senior Consultant | Apr. 2016 - Apr. 2018

  • Maintained, executed, and validated a Big Data model for the consumer loyalty program of a Fortune 500 hospitality company with +75 million members and +6,000 participating properties worldwide
  • Improved the model’s net revenue accuracy by +$17 million
  • Defined and implemented requirements for development so client could run model directly
  • Generated and presented in-depth analysis on the performance of digital merchandising placements and presented insights and recommendations to business owners
  • Coordinated multiple teams, ensuring +25 new websites launched with accurate data capture
M Powered Strategies, Inc.

Business Analyst | Jan. 2015 - Apr. 2016

  • Crafted strategic recommendations for the Stakeholder Engagement and Organizational Change Management Division to improve the federal client’s understanding of a software development project’s potential impacts for +32,000 users
  • Optimized data gathering processes to decrease the level of effort on client-facing reports and work products
University of Chicago, Department of Geography

Research Assistant | Sep. 2013 - Sep. 2014

  • Conducted primary-source archival research informing multiple academic projects, including a forthcoming book on the geographic morphology of 19th century breweries in San Francisco, CA


University of Georgetown School of Continuing Studies

Data Science Certification | Sep. 2016

University of Chicago

M.A. Social Science | Sep. 2014

University of Illinois Urbana-Champagin

B.A. Global Studies, French Minor | May 2013