Joe Davis has been the Owner of Gerald Printing since 1996 when he and his family moved to the Bowling Green area. Joe grew up on a small farm in Princeton, Indiana and completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Math at the University of Evansville. He began his career in the Indianapolis office of Arthur Andersen & Co. before enlisting in the Army during the Vietnam era. Joe then obtained an MBA in Finance from Indiana University and his CPA credentials as he rejoined the public accounting firm.
In 1976, Joe began work for Best Lock, a commercial lock manufacturer, and became Corporate Controller, then President of the Los Angeles subsidiary, and later Vice President of Marketing in Indianapolis. The four years Joe and his family spent in southern California were fun and challenging.
Joe has chaired and served on several chamber committees and was named Member of the Year of the Allen County Chamber. The Bowling Green Chamber has named Joe Ambassador of the Year and in 2009 he was named Small Business Person of the Year. Other community activities include the Noon Rotary Club, Professional Marketing Association, Hilltopper Athletic Foundation, Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital Board, Salvation Army Advisory Board, Convention and Visitor's Bureau Board and the WKU Marketing Advisory Council.
Joe and Sharon, his wife of 45 years, have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. His son Jason lives in Bowling Green and his daughter Joy is married, lives in Denver and is busy nurturing Kelsey, Olivia, and Ethan. Joe and Sharon enjoy singing in the church choir, reading, and traveling to Denver.