Joshua Habursky

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Joshua Habursky

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Joshua Habursky is the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director at the Premium Cigar Association. The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) is the leading authority and advocate for the premium cigar and pipe retailer industry. The PCA is dedicated to the current and future success of brick-and-mortar premium tobacconists. Founded in 1933 as the Retail Tobacco Dealers of America, the PCA is the largest, most active, and longest-running trade association representing and assisting premium tobacco retailers, manufacturers, and partners in the industry.

Josh is also an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University teaching both State and Federal Lobbying. Previously Josh was the Assistant Vice President of Advocacy at the Independent Community Bankers of America and managed grassroots programs at the American Diabetes Association and the American Motorcyclist Association.

Josh received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Washington & Jefferson College, a Master of Arts in American Government from Georgetown University, a Certificate in Business and Political Economy from the London School of Economics, and a Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.


  • B.A., Washington & Jefferson College
  • M.A., Georgetown University
  • Certificate in Business and Political Economy, London School of Economics
  • Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government


     
  • Lobbying
  • Government Affairs
  • Trade Association Management
  • Grassroots