Joe moved from Chicago to Durango in 2001 to attend Fort Lewis College. He graduated in 2005 with a bachelors degree in psychology. Throughout college Joe worked on various construction job sites and after college knew he wanted to work in construction, specifically the electrical field. Joe spent five years working and training with a local company then began working in the solar electric field. With his electrical expertise Joe was able to take over the solar company within a few months. Joe is committed to furthering his education in green building and energy conservation through proper building techniques. Joe is married to the prettiest gal in Durango and together they have a five year old daughter. When Joe is not working he enjoys spending time with his family, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and rafting.