I was devastated to see the news Joe has passed this morning. Joe always had a smile for everyone in the office. He was great at connecting with all of our team members, as well as our clients.
I remember one day a few months ago I was afraid about some business issue. My fear was causing me to not spend the time I should have spent to work with people. Instead, I was behaving rudely and reverting to some poor behaviors. Joe came into my office and shut the door, and calmly talked to me about the effect I was having on others. He was right and he explained it well enough that I recognized it immediately and tried to amend what I was doing. Joe was a good man with the courage and strength to do what is right.
Joe, you will be sorely missed.