Joseph is SWCA’s Chief Operating Officer with management responsibility for all of SWCA’s consulting offices and serves as a rotating internal director on the Board of Directors. He also serves as an Executive Representative on SWCA's Science Leadership Program committee. He is responsible for operational profit and loss (P&L), quality control, sales, client and business development, staff development, and overall financial performance.

Joseph has been with SWCA since 2003 and holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental geography from Illinois State University and master’s degree in geography from the University of New Mexico. His experience includes restoration ecology and with laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act. His background includes teaching geography, geographic information systems, and natural resource courses at the University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico College, and he has co-authored peer-reviewed papers on fisheries and habitat restoration.