Joe grew up in Brunswick, OH then attended Miami University, where he graduated with a BA in Public Administration. He has been a licensed independent insurance broker in Dayton since 1990.
Joe is married, with 2 children – both of whom are graduates of Archbishop Alter High School. He has participated in various leadership roles connected to church and school organizations for many years – including parent leadership of elite sports teams, as well as fundraising activities for Bishop Leibold School. Joe has been active in professional organizations as well – participating for several years as a board member and later as president of the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors – Dayton Chapter.
Joe has been a member of the CHOICES Advisory Board for more than 10 years. He was elected to the Board of Trustees in early 2018, and by late 2018 was named Chairperson. Joe is committed to fulfilling the CHOICES mission by sharing the story of foster and independent living youth, and by recruiting people & gathering resources to solve problems connected with the youth served by CHOICES programs.