Joseph is motivated by challenge and driven by adversity, and he baffles skeptics. His philosophy is based on the search for solutions. He incites those around him to cultivate their talents and push themselves towards excellence. Joseph often encourages his colleagues using ancient Italian proverbs such as:

“When the sea gets rough, you can sink or swim. And in rare cases, you can fly away like an eagle! At Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, we are eagles!”

Joseph has a Bachelor of Economics with a Master of Business Administration (finance), is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and has his Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).