"My design inspiration typically comes from prompts that I come up with. I have the most fun designing clothing around the idea of it being worn somewhere very specific."
Joel is a supply chain industrial engineer at the Boeing Company, supporting risk mitigation with suppliers in Kansas. He is very passionate about STEM education and volunteers with Kansas BEST Robotics to promote STEM to middle and high school students. Joel also serves as co-vice president and board member for the Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle, WA and is the president of Groover Labs Toastmasters in Wichita, KS. Joel is a NMSU graduate with a minor in Clothing, Textiles and Fashion Merchandising and has sewn and shown clothing produced at shows and galas.