Joe is the CEO of Nutshell, a cloud-based CRM solution for small and medium-sized businesses. He spends most of his time staying out of the way of his incredibly talented team and building external partnerships with other amazing software companies.
Prior to joining Nutshell, he was Founder and President of CKM Capital, a private firm that makes investments across several different asset classes with an emphasis on early-stage technology startups.
Before founding CKM Capital, Joe worked in strategy and corporate development for DTE Energy, a large diversified energy company, and was an early team member of the boutique sustainability consultancy, GreenOrder.
He is a three-time graduate of the University of Michigan including an MBA from the Ross School of Business.
Joe is active in the Ann Arbor community and holds leadership positions on several non-profit boards including 826michigan and 826 National. Additionally, he serves on the Board of the Ann Arbor Angels and advises a number of local startups.
He loves live music, paddles wood-canvas canoes better than he rides bikes, and has a severe weakness for good good and drink.