He was born in New Richmond, Wisconsin, and moved to Tucson, Arizona, in 1976. In Wisconsin, Joe was raised in a small farming community where his family operated a beef cattle operation. He learned the benefits of family and community support and the ability to work hard to achieve goals.
Joe is a serial entrepreneur, change agent, radio personality, candidate for office, developer, and CEO in the medical and charter school arenas. He has identified, started, grown, and stabilized several businesses in southern Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado.
Joe is married to Christine, and they are the parents of Hailey and Jack. Joe is a father, community leader, business owner, and supporter of local charities.