Joe brings almost 40 years of experience in the management of Public Assembly Facilities, both in the public and private sectors.   His experience includes previous oversight of multiple U.S. and European operating locations consisting of arenas, convention centers and performing arts centers.  He has significant experience with new facility start-ups and the transition process to private management in addition to independent consulting.

For the past thirty years Joe has been in leadership roles within the private management sector of venue management.  He has served in the roles of General Manager, VP-Operations U.S., VP-Operations Europe, Regional VP and most recently before joining VenuWorks as Senior VP where he had responsibility for the oversight of more than 20 operating locations comprised of more than 50 individual facilities.

During the course of his career Joe has served in multiple community capacities including Chair of the Ames Leadership program and as both a local CVB Board member and CVB Board Chair, among others.