With one amazing wife and six wonderful children, he is incredibly blessed. He and his family reside in paradise, aka Bradenton, Florida. When he is not enjoying time with his family, he is probably either researching, launching, or investing in startups.
Over the past 25 years, Joe has launched and funded over a dozen startups. Additionally, he has over a dozen years of experience investing in commercial real estate and has acquired over 10 million sq. ft. of commercial real estate spread out across dozens of states.
Joe has a PhD majoring in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Regent University and an MBA from Ashland University. He is also the Founder of Welfont – one of his startups that is now one of the fastest growing real estate organizations in the country (www.Welfont.com).
Joe’s biggest passion
In reality, his biggest professional passion is the GoodField Foundation, which is a private foundation funded by Dr. Johnson and established to fund entrepreneurial research, entrepreneurial ministries, and underprivileged entrepreneurs throughout the world.
Before completing his MBA at Ashland University as captain of the swim team and scholar athlete, Joe attended Ohio State University where he was a member of the OSU swim team. He is still an active US Master’s swimmer, becoming YMCA Master’s Nationals champion in the 50 Yard Fly in 2016, and qualifying for the Swimming World Master’s Championship (FINA) in Budapest, Hungary.