LG Program Manager + Business Liaison CareerSource NCFL
As the Business Liaison, Joe develops relationships with human resources directors and area businesses, discussing CareerSource NCFL services, encouraging them to post their job openings on Employ Florida Marketplace (EFM) and educating them about available employee training grants.
Joe also serves on the CareerSource NCFL Business Competitiveness Committee and is a member of the North Central Florida Society for Human Resource Management, the Business Leadership Network, Florida Employers Advisory Council (FEAC), the Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network Board of Directors, LGAA, and advisory council for the Gainesville Police Department Brave Overt Leaders of Distinction (BOLD) program.
Hometown: Smithfield, North Carolina
Favorite thing about Gainesville: I love Gainesville Parks, the family environment and the collaboration that takes place in the business community.
3 traits that best describe you: I am a bonafide packrat, if i feel there may be a need for anything I will save it and many times my co-workers will come to me when they need something for they say they know I have it or will find it for them; I love people and love to help people bring out the best of themselves with whatever means I can; I will do whatever is in my power to make our team as a whole show what the Chamber is and what we can do to help make our community a better place to live and work.
One thing you could not live without: People, they are the most important thing on this earth no matter their race, gender, wealth or education.
Something unique about you: I love to meditate and learn different religious beliefs and love small kids and to make them feel good about themselves. I love to see happy kids.