Joshua A. Gutstein – 2013 Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leader


Joshua A. Gutstein, JD / MBA

Senior Financial Analyst
Chicago MBDA Business Center
American University

Joshua Gutstein is a leader in helping others take the lead. Joshua Gutstein has dedicated himself to connecting minority-owned enterprises to capital sources and speaking on a wide variety of business issues. With his entrepreneurial and legal background lending him understanding and credibility, Mr. Gutstein raised the profile of his role as senior financial analyst for the Chicago MBDA Business Center, a business advisory program operated by the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC). Prior to joining ChicagoMSDC, Mr. Gutstein partnered his own firm, Bier & Gutstein, LLC, and co-founded BG & Sons, LLC, a product development firm that launched and distributed the Stayclip®, a collar stay organizer. Mr. Gutstein holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from University of Michigan, a Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law, and an M.B.A. from American University’s Kogod School of Business.