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PERSONAL BACKGROUND

Joe and his wife Janice are originally from the Detroit area, where they married in 2003. They relocated to West Michigan in 2010 for personal and professional reasons, where they enjoy swimming, running, golfing, and biking. Since relocating to West Michigan, both are active within the community.

Community Outreach & Volunteer Activities

  • Our Lady of the Lake Church, Holland, MI
    Chair-Pastoral Council, Usher, and Cabinet Member-Capital Campaign: 2011-Present
  • Holland Professional Club, Holland, MI
    Member: 2013-Present
  • Ottawa County Jail, West Olive, MI
    Ministry Work: 2011-2012
  • Michael Carter Lisnow Respite Center, Hopkinton, MA
    Fundraising in Partnership with EMC: 2010
  • MICHAuto, Detroit, MI
    Executive Committee/Board: 2007-2009
  • Leadership Detroit, Detroit, MI
    Class XVII Graduate: 2006
  • Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center, Memphis, MI
    Executive Committee: 2006-2009
    Compassion Award: 2007
  • Detroit Economic Club, Detroit, MI
    Sustaining Member: 1999-2009

Personal Interests & Accomplishments

  • Family & Friends, Biking, Golf, Hockey, Investing, Running, Swimming, and Travel
  • Fifth Third River Bank Run 25k Finisher: 2012
  • New York City Marathon Finisher: 2011
  • Boston Marathon Finisher: 2010
  • Chicago Marathon Finisher: 2001
  • Detroit Free Press International Marathon Finisher: 1991, 1992, 1999, 2006 (Relay)