Joe is a founding board member of First Place AZ and served as CFO/COO from January 2017 to September 2018. Previously, he served as executive vice president of NYSE-listed Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, where he was responsible for corporate development and operations. Joe is a past board member of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center, as well as a former chair of SARRC’s research and medical affairs committee. He recently joined NuvOx Pharma in Tucson as chief business officer and holds several board and board advisory positions in the pharmaceutical industry. Joe earned an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU.