Joel completed his paramedic training at AB Tech before going to work as a paramedic in South Carolina and Georgia. He went on to pursue PA training at the Medex PA Program at the University of Washington. He moved back to Western North Carolina to work as a psychiatric provider in 2014 and owns Ridgeline Psychiatry in Asheville.
He knows the sacrifices and gifts involved in working as a responder. He is honored to join Responder Support Services and to work with the community that helped him develop as a provider.