Joe grew up in Alaska and moved South in 1984 where he lived in the Gulf Coast for several years before moving to Texas in 1990/ He began his insurance career in Texas within the Life/Health market. He then moved to Washington where he managed a family agency, focusing on Commercial Lines and Agricultural Insurance.
Joe recently moved his family to southern California and joined the Strachota team where they look forward to exploring all the areas he has to offer.
Outside of Insurance, in 1982-1983 Joe helped construct the satellite dish system that brought safe day television to the state of Alaska.
Joe practiced Aikido/Judo/Aiki Jiu-Jitsu from 1992-2006 becoming the assistant instructor in 2004. He also taught Aikido from 2006-2010. Other interests include music, motorcycles, skiing, golf and fishing.