Born and raised right here in Bakersfield, Joe graduated from Garces Memorial High School and received his bachelor’s degree from St Mary’s College of California.
He began his professional career in 1995 when he went to work for Americair selling medical equipment and pharmaceuticals. After three years of learning the real world of business in the field, in 1999 he joined the family business of financial planning and wealth management. After a dozen years working with another firm, in 2012 he ventured out on his own to launch the new Trovato Wealth Management (TWM) office, which is headquartered here in Bakersfield. In less than one year, TWM has become recognized as one of the leading financial planning and asset management firms in Kern County.
As an avid outdoor enthusiast Joe has served on the Board of Directors of California Water Fowl, Ducks Unlimited and the Tulare Water Basin Association. Furthermore he volunteers his time to coach youth baseball and volleyball. Joe and his family also support a variety of non-profits in our community including: Relay for Life, Kern County Sherriff’s Foundation, Love Bakersfield, Boys & Girls Club, Field of Dreams, Optimal Hospice, JJ’s Legacy and others.