Not a Politician, Joe is a working class man in the paper products industry, he was born and raised in Delaware County, Pa.
In his teens, he followed in his fathers footsteps becoming a junior firefighter, at Folcroft Fire Company No. 1, progressing to a full fledged firefighter once he was of age, Joe is a past chief of the fire company. He has spent over 30 years as a volunteer firefighter. Helping others is thoroughly ingrained in his personality.
Joe served his country in the United States Navy, as a Petty Officer, he served deployments in the Persian Gulf, Bosnia and Somalia in the early 90’s. After the attacks on 9/11 Joe re-enlisted to serve our country for two more years in the fight against terrorism.
Joe is a family man with his loving wife Vera and 2 children. Vera is a native of Portugal who emigrated to the US legally and became a US Citizen to realize the American Dream, you can read a bit more about her HERE.