Joe serves as the Director of Strategic Partnerships in Southern California. In this role, he meets with supporters across Southern California to provide opportunities for deeper engagement in the work of justice, and speaks at conferences and events about how others can join in support of IJM’s mission.
Prior to joining IJM, Joe was as a senior sales and business development manager in the Intelligent Transportation Systems industry. Before his career in the for-profit sector, Joe served more than a decade as a church planter and pastor in the U.S. and overseas. He has had the good fortune to work with such organizations as Compassion International, the U.S. Senate, and the U.S. State Department.
Joe earned a B.A. in Political Science with highest honors from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.A. in International Affairs with highest honors from George Washington University.
Joe lives with his family in the San Diego area, where he enjoys trail running, cycling, and surfing.