Josh Cates

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Principal

Joshua Cates, Founder and CEO of Ten Peaks Media, has more than 20 years experience in media and advertising. Successful start-ups include co-founding the largest non-medical home care agency in North Texas, building and franchising the Living Well Magazine brand across 30 U.S. markets, and collaborating with local Olympians to launch a consumer electronics Bluetooth company, partnering with the USA Pro Challenge and other major races across the nation. Josh has a DoD Top Secret Clearance, effective 17 April 2020, received a nomination for the Colorado Springs Advertising ICON award in 2018, is the recipient of an ADDY award for his work on the Kathleen O’Shea branding project in 2018 and another ADDY award for his work with Country Music Icon Aaron Tippin in 2019. Additionally, Josh was honored to be nominated for Businessman of the Year by the Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce.

Combining two unique character traits, Josh will tell you that his entrepreneurial spirit, combined with an artistic and creative eye, make him a great asset to the brands he consults for. Combining his passion for helping businesses reach their goals with his proven track record for successful startup, expansion and exit strategy, Josh has extensive experience consulting and building digital and creative campaigns for a variety of companies, including but not limited to, healthcare, real estate, electronics, construction, department of defense contractors, manufacturers, home builders, consumer retail, sporting goods, jewelry, golf courses, restaurant, and consumer services.

Josh and his wife have two daughters and split their time between their home state of Texas and adopted home of Colorado. Josh is an avid thrill seeker who enjoys traveling, cycling, and skiing.