Joe earned a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Rockhurst Univeristy in 2008. After working in a microbiology lab in Kansas City, he taught English as a second language in Korea where he found his passion for language and communication. Joe returned to Rockhurst University and graduated with a Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2013. Following his graduation, he served as the summer school SLP for the Kansas School for the Deaf before moving to Phoenix with his wife. Joe has been working as a school-based SLP for two years, and he is excited to be part of the Horizon team! During his free time, Joe enjoys running, hiking, kayaking, playing tennis, and cooking food in his solar oven.