Newsmaker: Jim Joseph
Noteworthy: A Pittsburgh City Council proclamation last week honored Joseph for volunteering and recruiting other volunteers to coach a West End Athletic Association soccer team for youths ages 11 to 14.
Family: Mother, Ginger, and two brothers, Joseph and Nick
Occupation: Business development manager for Visvero Inc., a business intelligence company in Green Tree
Background: He appeared on TV's “Wheel of Fortune” this month. Although he won only $1,000, he got to tell viewers that he is a fan of Pittsburgh sports teams and a foe of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Education: 2008 graduate of Langley High School and 2012 graduate of Slippery Rock University with a degree in business administration
Quote: “It was such a huge honor for me to be recognized by City Council. It was definitely special “
— Bob Bauder
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