President and CEO
Joe joined Trustmark in 2002 as Vice President, Sales, Voluntary Benefit Solutions, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2007, leading that business to record sales. Joe assumed the role of President and Chief Operating Officer in 2010 and became Chief Executive Officer in 2012.
Prior to joining Trustmark, Joe was President and Chief Operating Officer of Greater Georgia Life Insurance Co., a subsidiary of Cerulean Companies/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia. He has more than 30 years of experience in the employee benefits industry and holds designations of Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant. He is active in industry and community organizations, currently serving on the boards of AHIP, the MIB Group, Inc., and the United Way of Lake County, Illinois. Joe earned a B.S. in accounting and data processing from Ferris State University.