Joe Welsh is entering his seventh season with the organization in 2020, and his third as the Director of IT. In this role, Welsh manages the communications and technology infrastructure, as well as internal applications and network and data security. He previously served as head of IT for the Anthony’s Restaurants brand, where he specialized in the point-of-sale infrastructure and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
Born and raised as a Seattleite, Welsh received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and master’s degree in Information Technology Management from Southern New Hampshire University. In addition, he holds certifications from Cisco, Microsoft and CompTIA.
Welsh lives in Beacon Hill with his wife, Kyla, daughter, Abigale, and two dogs, Bella and Susie. In his free time, he is an avid DIYer and volunteers in the IT department at his daughter’s school.