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Joseph Franzetti graduated St. Bonaventure University with degrees in business, history and philosophy. Joe also led the University Rugby team to a NY state championship victory his senior year in 1999. He spent the first eighteen years of his career working for another St. Bonaventure graduate, Paul Barnett, who owned the premier private Unemployment Tax Consulting firm in the nation, Barnett Associates. During that time, Joe also worked side by side with Jared Vale, signing and serving some of the largest companies in America. Promoted through the years from Unemployment Tax Analyst to Vice President, and mastering his focus areas, Joe directed the Barnett “UI Navy Seals” who were tasked with selling new clients and serving them daily in every aspect of the expanding business. 

Joe joined ValeU Group in 2017 as Executive Vice President one year after Barnett Associates sold the business to Equifax. He hit the ground running, developing partnerships while assisting with marketing and new lines of business. He brought his knowledge, relationships and extreme enthusiasm to the team at ValeU. Joe is also an accomplished artist and creates an art calendar each year with his father to raise awareness and money to benefit The Damien House, a leprosy treatment hospital in Ecuador. His work is listed under our corporate charities section.