Joel is the Sports Manager at Discover Green Bay, the tourism department serving Brown County and Algoma. In his 19 years at DGB, his responsibilities have never changed – bring sports events to the area and assist the local/annual events. In his time in Green Bay, the area has seen the addition of the WIAA State Girls Basketball Tournament, Midwest soccer tournaments, national and state bowling tournaments, fishing tournaments, and over a dozen ice-related events at Cornerstone Community Center, including the Para Ice Hockey Women’s World Challenge in August of 2022.

Joel has a Bachelors Degree in Journalism/Advertising from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. He lost his left leg to cancer in 1982 and still enjoys golfing and is the President of the Wisconsin Amputee Golf Association.