Joe graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with an officer’s commission and a B.S. in Management, and earned his MBA from the University of Denver. He served tours of duty in San Francisco and New York as a commercial shipping inspector and accident investigator working hand in hand with risk management and legal professionals, developing regulatory solutions to improve safety and business outcomes for the industry.
This experience building consensus between adverse parties inspired Joe to seek out opportunities as a peacemaker, leading him to join First Court as a mediator and manager. Joe currently lives and works in the Denver metro area with his wife, children, and German Shepard Shelby.