Joe has over twenty years of experience helping municipalities, economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, and commercial real estate professionals leverage consumer intelligence technologies to grow their tax base through retail/hospitality development. His expertise in analyzing demographic and psychographic data and retail trends has help elected officials and stakeholders recruit new businesses to their communities in over twenty states. Joe brings his background in retail market analysis, strategic planning, and retail business recruitment and development to the advisory team as a development advisor for public sector projects.
In his role on the advisory team, Joe leads the planning process for communities considering sports, recreation, or event facility development. Through his guidance, municipalities are able to understand market data, “right size” facility opportunities, and move concepts through each phase of the development cycle.
Joe is passionate about helping communities enhance their economic outcomes by using data to make better decisions. He has been a featured presenter at the National League of Cities (NLC), International City/County Management Association (ICMA), National Brownfields Conference and the International Downtown Association (IDA) and has guided companies in several industries including telecommunications, energy, and pharmaceuticals.
- University of Missouri, Columbia MO – Bachelor of Arts in political science
- Surfworks, Myrtle Beach, SC
- Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports, Lockport, IL
- Invest Atlanta*
- Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission*
- Montgomery County, OH*
- City of Cypress, CA*
- Town of Fountain Hills, AZ*
*Please note that an asterisk designates a project completed prior to joining SFC