As a licensed paramedic, Joel works in the community bringing out of hospital care to the patients, providing transportation to hospitals when necessary.
Joel started in the fire service as a volunteer in 1993 with his local fire department, the Cheshire Volunteer Fire Department. He has been associated with a fire department ever since then.
A certified fire inspector, educator and special operations team member, his knowledge and love for the emergency services have allowed him to work with e-learning companies, enhancing their courses and creating new web based learning classes.
His career started in local theaters, working as a lighting electrician, carpenter and stage technician. He advanced his theatrical career at Walt Disney World in Florida. During his time there he learned the value of good customer service.
Photography was a natural extension of lighting design. He has been published in local businesses annual reports, firehouse.com
and e-learning courses. You can see more of his photography at http://flickr.com/joelneild
Flying has captivated Joel since he was young, and getting his private pilot's license is on the top of wish list in the coming years.