Joseph started work in the chemical industry as lab supervisor, and after years of inorganic formulating, he moved to a custom dispersion facility. While there, he developed pigment based dispersions destined for coating and paint formulas in the CASE market followed by his tenure in the powder coating industry for developing eco-friendly thermoset formulas for general industrial, light/heavy appliance and heavy machinery. Joseph graduated from York University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science.