Joe is an active member in the Hamilton community previously serving on Executive Boards including the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Diabetes Association, Southwest Region. Joe is currently Chair of Hamilton Foodshare for the fourth consecutive year and is a proud member of the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice Board of Directors. He is heavily involved in donating his time to local charities and fundraising initiatives as well as a proud recipient of the Hamilton-Niagara’s Top 40 Under 40 by The Business Link Media Group. Joe is co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of Carmen’s Group, a family business started by his father over three decades ago. His business savvy and 15+ years of experience in the hospitality industry brings a unique perspective to the Board of Directors. Joe is an avid reader who finishes 2-3 books per month and enjoys spending time with his wife Rachel and three young children Joseph, Savannah, and Evangeline. Traveling, spending time outdoors, health and wellness, and a passion for all things Superman define Joe’s personal life.