Master of Architecture, 2002, Washington University
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies, 2000, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joel has spent 13 of the last 15 years in a variety of roles at Trivers Associates, starting as an Architectural Designer and becoming a Principal and one of the owners of the firm in 2015. He has been involved in some of the firm’s most visible projects, including the Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumeier Sculpture Park, the Flance Early Learning Center, the Art & Design Building Expansion and Renovation at SIUE and the University of Pikeville Health Professions Education Building, all of which were recognized with design awards from the American Institute of Architects. He is board chair emeritus for St. Louis ArtWorks and continues to serve on the board of directors. He has also spent time as an instructor and a visiting critic at Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Architecture.