Joe grew up in the Gwinnett County area of Georgia, graduating from Meadowcreek High School in 2004. He attended Kennesaw State University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts. He worked as a firefighter/AEMT and fire safety educator for 6 years in Sandy Springs, GA. before returning to Emory University to become a Physician Assistant.
Joe, along with his wife, Stephanie, and his son, Thomas, now live in Rome where they enjoy the local businesses, parks, and recreation. They are happy to be a part of this thriving and beautiful community.