Joel and his wife Luann moved to Marion in 1986 and started attending Antioch that same year. They have 2 adult sons, 1of whom is married, and 1 grandchild. Joel is self-employed and leads a staff of 5 employees. In addition to leading at Antioch, Joel has devoted many hours to leading in accounting organizations on the state and national level. He has also served on various nonprofit boards. Joel enjoys spending time with family, cycling, and camping.