Joe Schipani, MPA

Joe Schipani

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Joseph (Joe) Schipani is originally from Oakland County though he has been a resident of Flint since 2006.  Schipani comes from a management/marketing background, having run several boat dealerships in the Metro Detroit area, and having served as a marketing specialist in the areas of home improvement, and legal services, and the Executive Director of Flint Public Art Project.  He received undergraduate degree in Theatre Design, with a minor in Substance Abuse Counseling at the University of Michigan – Flint and master degree in Public Administration at the University of Michigan.  Schipani also serves in a volunteer capacity as a case manager at My Brother’s Keeper, a men’s homeless shelter in Flint.  Schipani has an avid love of dogs and historical restoration.  He is the proud parent and grandparent to a daughter, son, and three grandchildren.  Both he and his partner take care of their elderly aunt in their historic home in the Carriage Town district of Flint.