Joshua Alford, LIA

Vice President, Development & Strategy

Joshua Alford joined Alford & Associates in January 2017 as an Employee Benefits Consultant. After working in other industries, Josh saw an opportunity to change the insurance industry for the better and a profession where he can advocate on behalf of those going through tough life events.


Through his experience as a licensed insurance agent and risk manager, Josh strives to hold insurance carriers to account to make good on the promises made to Alford’s clients. He has a passion to provide quality customer service which is rooted in his deep respect for the resilient communities of south Louisiana. Josh prides himself on providing a high value of customer service – bringing along a fresh perspective and innovative ideas to build upon the company’s already strong foundation.


Currently, Josh serves on the Louisiana Healthcare Commission where he was appointed by the Insurance Commissioner and confirmed by the Senate. Additionally, he is a member of the Louisiana Insurance Commissioner’s Agent Advisory Board and has previously served as Secretary of the Houma¬≠Terrebonne Airport Commission and Secretary of the Louisiana Drone Advisory Board.


Josh is a 2012 graduate of Vandebilt Catholic High School and a 2016 graduate of The University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Insurance and Risk Management.