Joel joined the agency in 1991 and became a Vice President, of the Atlanta location, in 2010. He is a graduate of East Texas State University with a BBA in Business Administration. He currently manages the Atlanta, TX branch for Offenhauser, but has owned and managed an agency since 1978. Joel is active in the First Baptist Church of Atlanta and Atlanta Lions Club. Joel was recognized as Man of the Year in 1995 by the Atlanta Area Chamber of Commerce. He is currently president of the Atlanta Independent School District Board of Trustees and serves on the Atlanta Education Foundation. In 2015 Joel was named Distinguished Alumni of Atlanta High School.