A ranch partner since 1988, Joel has managed the Bozeman office of Hall and Hall since 1989. Licensed in Montana, Joel became a principal of the firm in 1992. Joel grew up on a family ranch in Madison Valley, near Ennis, Montana. After receiving a B.S. in Agricultural Management from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Joel returned to Ennis to work on the family ranch. He entered the real estate business in 1981. Joel has served as past president of the Madison County Board of Realtors, on the Board of Directors of the Montana Association of Realtors, and on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the Rockies. He and his wife, Dawn, currently live on a small horse ranch in the north end of the Gallatin Valley.