Joe is the President of AT&T Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. York has held various other positions within AT&T including most recently Vice President – Legislative & Regulatory Affairs with AT&T Florida.
Joe York was born October 5, 1968 in Jacksonville, Florida. He graduated from Auburn University with a B. S. in Business in 1991, and later attended Troy State University to study Broadcast Journalism. He is married to Jennifer and has three children (Collin, Ella and Spencer) and they reside in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Joe served as the Regional Director of Corporate and External Affairs for AT&T of Central Florida from July, 2002 – August 2005. Before coming to AT&T, Joe was a Partner in Arnall & York, a firm specializing in Governmental Affairs located in Jacksonville, Florida. He represented several well known corporations such as AT&T, Florida Blue, Florida Power & Light, PGA of America, City of Jacksonville, Sprint and Verizon.
Joe is a member of the Florida Council of 100. Joe is also a member of the Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as well as a member of the Enterprise Florida Board. He is Past Chair of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JaxPort) and currently serves as Secretary of the Executive Board and sits on the Board of Directors. He was appointed by the Governor in 2010 to serve on this Board and subsequently reappointed in 2014. He serves on the Board of Directors of Enterprise Florida. Joe is a member of the Jacksonville Civic Council. Additionally, Joe currently serves as a member of The Players Council which is a community group that advises The PGA Tour and he is also a member of the Orange Bowl Committee. He is the past Chairman of the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists, and is a Member of the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Dream Coat Society. He has been honored as a 40 under 40 Community Leader in Orlando and Jacksonville by the Orlando and Jacksonville Business Journals. Other awards include being honored with the Charles Bennett Leadership award by the Northeast Florida Jaycees.
Other past community service includes serving on the Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Northeast Florida Board of Directors, the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission Board of Directors, the Orlando Regional Chamber Executive Board of Directors, BusinessForce Executive Board of Directors. Joe is a Graduate of Leadership Florida Class 22 and Leadership Orlando.