Joe Raboine is Belgard’s National Design and Training Specialist. In his current role, Joe works with Belgard Design Studio to help guide, conceptualize, and implement outdoor living designs, concepts and renderings for dealers and contractors across the country. Belgard Design Studio is a resource to create customizable, 3D designs for Belgard Authorized Contractors and design professionals. He also oversees the design process behind trade show buildouts, conducts field training and performs hands-on product demonstrations. Joe strives to promote the idea that outdoor living is not only a good investment for homeowners, but can also fundamentally change lives for the better by bringing people together. Joe started his career as a contractor over 25 years ago. He is credited with inventing the pre-fabricated components of the Elements Collection under his company, Harmony Outdoor Living, Inc., which was acquired by Belgard® under Oldcastle® in 2013. Oldcastle also awarded Joe with an Innovation Award, awarded to a member within the company each year, for developing the concept behind the Belgard Design Studio. Joe grew up in Wisconsin and currently resides in Atlanta, Ga. with his wife and five children. He loves spending time outdoors, hiking, kayaking, and enjoying nature with his family.