In its ninth year, the prestigious HousingWire Vanguards award has once again unveiled the exceptional visionaries shaping the housing economy for the better. These recipients reshape the industry with forward-thinking ideas and an optimistic outlook. We are thrilled to announce that Joshua Harley, Founder and Chief Evangelist of Fathom Holdings, has been recognized as one of the 100 honorees for his outstanding leadership amidst market volatility.
Joshua Harley’s journey in the world of real estate has been remarkable. He founded Fathom in 2009, integrating residential brokerage, mortgage, title, and insurance for brokers and agents. Fathom’s ecosystem includes renowned brands such as Fathom Realty, Dagley Insurance, Encompass Lending, intelliAgent, LiveBy, Real Results, and Verus Title.
Before his tenure at Fathom Holdings, Josh Harley founded and led Home Central, an Internet lead generation service in the real estate space from 2007 to 2009. Before that, he served as the Internet Sales Manager at Highland Homes from 2005 to 2007, where he played a pivotal role in shaping the company’s Internet sales strategy. His innovation journey continued from 2003 to 2005, when he founded and presided over Everdrive Solutions, assisting automotive dealerships with Internet sales strategies and training.
However, Josh Harley’s journey into leadership and innovation began long before his real estate ventures. From 1995 until 2003, he proudly served in the United States Marine Corps, where he demonstrated his dedication as an Infantry Sergeant, an Instructor at the School of Infantry, and a hand-to-hand combat instructor.
Fathom Holdings acknowledges that Josh Harley’s extensive leadership and experience as former Chairman and CEO, his profound industry knowledge, and his understanding of the company’s operations are valued assets to the Company. His strategic planning and operational leadership have been pivotal in guiding Fathom Holdings toward success.
One of the most remarkable aspects of Josh Harley’s leadership is his embodiment of the principles of servant leadership, which he has instilled across all of Fathom Holdings’ brands. This approach has yielded impressive results, with Fathom Holdings consistently receiving the highest rankings and accolades for employee and agent satisfaction among all real estate companies.
Josh Harley’s recognition as a 2023 HousingWire Vanguard is a testament to his unwavering commitment to shaping the future of the housing industry. His visionary leadership, combined with his dedication to innovation and the betterment of the real estate sector, continues to set new standards for excellence. We congratulate him on this well-deserved honor and look forward to witnessing the positive impact he will continue to make in the housing industry.