Joe spent the past 17 years as CFO of SmithGroup, Inc., an international architectural and engineering design firm. Joe previously held Controller and CFO positions in various privately-held and publicly traded firms and began his career at Ernst and Young.
Joe received both an MBA and BBA from the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor and is a member of several professional executive organizations.
- Favorite musical Artist/Song: Bruce Springsteen, Folk, anything Motown or 1970’s funk/soul music.
- Favorite vacation: Maui with my wife and family
- Passionate about: The opportunity to fulfill my career transition goal of working with small to mid-size firms and helping them grow and succeed.
- Favorite Activities: Spending time with family (especially in Northern Michigan), playing golf, watching college football and basketball, and enjoying the outdoors.
Why did you join FocusCFO?
FocusCFO provides the opportunity to fulfill my career transition goal of working with entrepreneurs in small to mid-size firms and helping them grow and succeed. In addition, we have access to an extensive, internal network of highly skilled and experienced financial professionals for additional support and guidance. Finally, FocusCFO provides business development support that allows me to focus more of my efforts on the client’s needs.