Joe Pearce spent 37 years working in the shoe industry with Brown Shoe Company, Wolverine World Wide, Nine West and Liz Claiborne. Upon retirement, he helped start The First Tee program in St. John’s County, as a volunteer he worked for twelve years teaching life skills through the game of golf. Over the past two years Joe helped develop the North Florida WishForOurHeroes Chapter. Joe and his wife Donna have been married over 51 years and have three children, two daughters-in laws, a son-in-law and 8 grandchildren. Joe enjoys spending time with his family, volunteering and playing golf.