Hometown: Englewood, NJ
Prior to working in the fire service, Joe owned and operated a successful automotive detailing and window tinting business in Napa, California which he started at the age of 19. At a young age Joe had the dream of becoming a firefighter and after 18 years in business he pursued his childhood dream and transitioned to a new career as a firefighter.
Joe's career in the fire service began in 2002, first as a reserve firefighter for the City of Napa and then in 2005 he became a career firefighter with the UC Davis Fire Department. Joe has held the rank of Captain since 2015 and is currently assigned as the Engine 34 Captain on C Shift.
Joe lives in Napa with his family and as an avid mountain biker spends much of his off-duty time riding trails.