Senior Art Director
Inspirer, teacher and big picture thinker. Joel has a trained eye for great design and an unmatched enthusiasm for new ideas. Joel provides creative juice for the group from his Asia Pacific office, 24-7. Joel is a familiar face and spirit for us. It was here that he spent 10 years as president and owner of Villaflor Design, as well as creative consultant for Group CJ. A BFA graduate of Syracuse University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts, Joel began his career in Lexington, Kentucky where he honed his skills in advertising and graphic design. In 1999, Joel moved to Louisville and served as Senior Art Director for Priceweber Marketing Communications on such well-known brands as Brown-Forman Distillery (Finlandia Vodka and Early Times Whiskey), Cummins, Inc., and Valvoline. Joel brings over 20 years of branding experience to Group CJ.