Joe is married to his spectacular wife, Jill, and currently lives in Washington state, though he was born and raised in Michigan and spent some years in the Dallas area back in the 80’s.  His life of professional creative endeavors has spanned over forty years of writing, acting, and music.  Besides publishing three novels and multiple short stories, he has performed on the piano in all types of bands, combos, and orchestras, as well as hundreds of solo performances in night clubs, weddings, and other appearances.  He has created memorable acting performances on stage in over fifty theatrical productions.  Other activities in Joe’s past include a stint as a radio disc jockey, writing theatrical projects and corporate newsletter columns, and twenty years of work in quality assurance and quality engineering for avionics and other technical product manufacturers.