Prior to joining Transworld in 2019, Joe spent 30 years as an entrepreneur buying, starting, operating and selling a myriad of businesses in such industries as e-commerce, management, real estate, retail and construction. He earned an MBA from the College of William and Mary with a focus on strategy and decision processes and is prepped for a dissertation towards a PhD in Finance. He also holds the Certified Franchise Consultant (CFC) designation from IFPG. Joe has also served on the Advisory Board for Chesapeake Bank. Additionally, Joe is a Speaker, Trainer, Advisor and Coach with expertise in business processes, leadership, communication, and accountability. He regularly gives presentations to businesses, professional groups, and educational formats and is a subject matter expert in decision processes and strategic planning. Joe has served as a guide to countless business owners and management teams to enhance operational efficiencies (and profitability) through improvements in communication, leadership, accountability and business process management. Joe lives in Toano VA with his wife, Dianna. Joe and Dianna are certified Foster Parents.