Joseph is a 2012 Tennessee Tech graduate with a B.S. in CSIT. After graduating, he took a position at the local hospital, Cookeville Regional Medical Center, in their Information Systems department. After four years with the hospital and a personal interest in Cybersecurity, Joseph began pursuing options for an advanced degree and ultimately accepted an opening at CEROC as a Cybersecurity Technologist while pursuing a graduate degree in Cybersecurity.
Joseph now works as a mentor for students in the cyber field, leading interest groups in areas such as Defense, Offense, and CTF while also coaching the student teams for competitions such as the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, National Collegiate Penetration Testing competition, and the National Cyber League.