Joe has been involved in faith-based charity work for more than 30 years. In addition to his work with the Aim Higher Foundation, Joe led a cooking team for chronic inebriates at Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis for more than 15 years. He currently serves as Vice Chair and Chair of the Governance Committee on the Catholic Charities Board of Directors. Additionally, Joe had a leadership role in the development of the undercroft at the Basilica. He worked in 3M’s Health Care Group for 41 years, most recently as Director of Operations for the Medical Solutions Division Laboratory, from which he retired in April 2022. Joe is a strong supporter of nonprofit work in support of disadvantaged children and of the mission of the Aim Higher Foundation.