A lifelong resident of Northwest Indiana and a 1986 graduate of Purdue University, Joe joined NorthShore Health Centers in 2013 as its Chief Financial Officer. Joe’s entire career has been in not-for-profit entities, and prior to his position at NorthShore, Joe held various roles at Tri-City Mental Health (East Chicago), St. Mary Medical Centers (Gary and Hobart), St. Catherine Hospital (East Chicago) and Edgewater Systems (Gary). In 1993, Joe passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and became an Indiana-licensed CPA in 1994. Joe is a strong communicator and team-builder. At NorthShore, Joe is responsible for the Financial Accounting, Patient Accounting, Payroll, and Purchasing functions including adherence to internal controls and GAAP, strategic and financial planning, financial management, investment management and staff leadership and development.
Joe is currently a member of Healthcare Financial Management Association (since 1991), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (since 1993), and the Indiana CPA Society (since 1994). He previously served as the Treasurer of the Linden House of Hobart Board of Directors from 2000 to 2010 and Treasurer of Linden House of Gary Board of Directors from 2001 to 2014. He is an alumnus of Leadership of Northwest Indiana (LNI) Class of 2006. Joe is a father to three adult children and was an avid slo-pitch softball player in his younger years. He enjoys reading, walking, bike riding and riding his motorcycle.