Joe is the third generation of Via’s to live and raise his family in Spokane where he currently resides with his four active sons. He is a graduate of Gonzaga Prep High School and earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in communication studies from Eastern Washington University. Joe served his country and is very proud of his 10 years in the Washington State Air National Guard.Joe worked in advertising sales and sales management for over twenty years. It is his passion to work directly with local business owners and managers in providing employers with benefit program solutions. As a benefit planning sales executive, his responsibility is to represent you, the employer, in your search to provide solid, affordable benefits for your employees. Our team maintains strong relationships with insurance carriers, which enables us to offer these carrier relationships to our clients. Furthermore, our team works with clients to develop short-term and long-term plans to deal with the ever-rising healthcare costs. By maintaining carrier/client relationships we are able to help clients mitigate risks, manage employee healthcare costs, and ultimately, be more profitable. Joe likes to say that we specialize in helping employers create “healthy, happy and productive employees” through quality benefit programs.