Joe is a second generation insurance agent that grew up in Dublin, Ohio. A graduate of Ohio University, Joe began his insurance career as a Commercial Lines Underwriter at the Cincinnati Insurance Company in Fairfield, OH. After three years of learning the business from a company approach, he left to join his father at the Insurance Circle Agency in Worthington and Canal Winchester, Ohio. Working between the two locations, Joe realized his heart and soon-to-be fiancé Meg was back in Cincinnati, so he joined the Bauer Insurance Agency as Agency Manager/Producer in their Mason, OH location. Joe left Bauer Insurance in 2004 to join with Larry McCord at McCord Insurance Agency as an agency owner. In early 2015, Joe began working with the Wilson & Shanesy Insurance Agency in an ownership capacity as well. Joe brings expertise in both commercial and personal insurance to both agencies.
Joe and his wife Meg live in Mason and welcomed their daughter Carrie in 2009. He enjoys golfing, playing basketball, traveling, and relaxing with family. He was the 2004 recipient of the A.W. Lorenz Jr. award for outstanding committee leadership from the Independent Insurance Agents of Ohio. He was asked to participate on the Agent Advisory Council for Celina Insurance in 2006 and 2007. Joe was presented the Young Charger Award from the IIA of Ohio in 2006 as their Young Agent of the Year. He is the former chairman of the Young Independent Agents Committee, a volunteer usher at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, an assistant coach to his daughter's basketball team ( The Mighty Potato's) and a fan of all youth athletics.