Joe was born and raised in Toledo Ohio, attending Maumee Valley Country Day School and later graduating with a business management degree from the University of Cincinnati. His entrepreneurial endeavors include Owner/Vice-President of a structural steel fabricator doing production management and sales, Owner/President of a folding carton manufacturer and a leather coat manufacturer and importer. In the late 90’s he purchased a property/casualty insurance agency, further growing the business and purchasing another agency in 2000. Joe joined Robertson Ryan’s Milwaukee office in 2008.
A current Member of the Nicolet High School Board of Education, and a former member of Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District Board of Education. Additionally, Joe’s community interests include a passion for serving the disadvantaged with numerous other volunteer board positions including Harry & Rose Samson Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee where he is chair of the audit committee and sits on the Executive Board, and Jewish Family Services of Milwaukee, a leading provider of social services in the greater Milwaukee area for individuals, families and children. Joe continues to be a presenter and teacher for Wisconsin continuing education insurance classes, as well, teaches financial literacy to high school students in the Milwaukee Public Schools through Make-a-Difference Wisconsin. He enjoys his ongoing volunteer work in his community and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
An avid cyclist and gardener, he also finds time to enjoy both tennis and golf. Joe resides in River Hills with his wife Debbie and their three boys.
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