Founder and Executive Director
Joel is a resident of Edgewater with his wife Hillary and daughters Anna and Norah. Joel is a graduate of Arapahoe High School, Taylor University and Denver Seminary and has over 12 years of experience in youth and family programs. He also owned his own coffee bar at Denver Seminary and worked over two years in Apple Retail as a personal shopper.
Hillary works as a Preschool Teacher at Lumberg Elementary. Joel and Hillary believe deeply in their area neighborhood schools and now have one daughter at Jefferson Junior/Senior High School and another at Lumberg Elementary School.
Joel serves on Lumberg’s School Accountability Committee, Lumberg PTA Leadership Team and the Gifted Education State Advisory Committee. For the past few years, Joel has also volunteered as a Police Chaplain with the Wheat Ridge Police Department. He also networks with other faith, business and city government leaders through CityUnite.