josh gapp

Meet Josh Gapp, MD

Born the oldest of seven siblings, Josh Gapp, MD, spent his early years living with his parents in a trailer while his father was still in school. Though he is from humble beginnings, his parents taught him that with hard work and the determined pursuit of the American Dream, he could accomplish anything.

As a teenager still in high school, Josh began pursuing those dreams when took out a business loan for his first entrepreneurial endeavor. By the age of 20, Josh married his wife Angie, who would become his partner in business, as well. At 21, Josh and Angie learned what it meant to become employers, creating jobs for hard-working Americans. They discovered what it is like to have to make payroll. Together they have faced all the challenges of owning businesses, including situations where they had no idea how they would make employee payroll. Through pure determination that they would always fight for their employees, they always found a way even in the hardest times, making every payroll for the last 21 years.

In the midst of starting and running businesses, Josh decided to go to medical school, eventually becoming a pathologist specializing in dermatopathology. Josh owns and operates his lab in Knoxville, Tennessee. Josh believes in always challenging yourself to learn more, and he eventually decided to pursue his Masters in Business, which he earned from Vanderbilt University in 2013.

Josh and Angie are busy parents, raising their four children, ages 9-19 in the Knoxville area public schools. Their oldest attends college in Nashville.

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