Joe is Managing Director/Senior Wealth Advisor and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) of Main Street Financial Life Advisors, LLC® and Roman & Kulpa, LLC (our affiliated CPA firm). He is responsible for managing existing client relationships and formulating and implementing advice. He provides strategic leadership, planning and broad executive management to achieve the firm’s strategic objectives. He also plans and directs all aspects of our organization’s investment programs and oversees the research, evaluation, and selection of investment vehicles. As CCO, he is responsible for developing and monitoring the firm’s compliance program, ensuring that all activities meet the requirements of regulatory agencies.
Prior to establishing the firm in 1999, Joe was a Tax Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) in Philadelphia and subsequently a Partner with Zook, Dinon PA (formerly Zook, Dinon & Roman, P.A. Certified Public Accountants) in Moorestown, New Jersey.
In his thirty-five years of experience as a CPA and financial advisor, Joe has an extensive knowledge of wealth management issues including tax, investment and personal financial planning. He also assists clients with retirement planning, social security optimization, and estate planning matters.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from LaSalle University and a Master of Science Degree in Taxation from Widener University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In addition, he holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation awarded by the AICPA to CPA’s with a considerable amount of professional experience in financial planning and holds the (NASD) Series 65 License.
Joe has served as Treasurer and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Moorestown Rowing Club (MRC) and The Baptist Home of South Jersey, Inc. D/B/A Riverview Estates (a non-profit assisted living facility in Riverton, New Jersey). Joe and his wife, Lisa, enjoy traveling and are devoted parents to six children and their rescue dog, Harley.