Joe has over 20 years in the Sand and Gravel industry with Vulcan Materials/Cal Mat, 11 of which are in the management arena. In these 20+ years he has worked as an hourly employee in the trenches and understands what benefits come from a good safety culture and how important a safe environment is and how it relates to production. As a Plant Manager, he has extensive experience in Safety and Health at the plant level and prides himself as a person who sets the example to his subordinates. Joe has been involved in the adoption of Behavior Based Safety (BBS) at 2 of the locations he has managed, and he believes strongly in its benefits. Joe’s leadership and can do attitude come from experience he gained while serving 8 years in the U.S. Navy. Joe also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.