Joe has been in the construction industry for over 30 years. He is President of Bison Electrical Services, a commercial electrical construction company. Joe started Bison Electrical Services in 1995. Today Bison Electrical Services is a growing, progressive company, focused on long term relationships with its clients. Bison Electrical currently has 18 to 20 field and office staff employees.
Joe attended Lafayette High School in Buffalo, NY and Erie Community College for Electrical Technology. Joe also attended the University of Buffalo’s School of Management.
Joe is a graduate of The University of Buffalo’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership program and served on the Alumni Board as Education Chair for 4 years. While on the board, Joe collaborated with Larry Robinson to create the “Entrepalooza” Education Forum. Entrepalooza is an annual gathering where hundreds of Buffalo area entrepreneurs and business leaders get together for learning, networking, ideas and inspiration. The first edition was held in Holiday Valley with Michael Gerber (Author of The E Myth) as the guest speaker.
Born and raised in Buffalo’s Elmwood District community, Joe currently resides in East Amherst, NY with his wife Kelly, and has 2 children, Emma and Joseph, ages 4 and 2 yrs.
Joe joined the Kenmore Mercy Foundation Board of Trustees in 2013 and currently serves on the Kenmore Mercy Foundation's Golf & Wine Event committee.