Joe Ricker was born and raised in Ridley Township, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The oldest child of four, Joe attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help grades one through eight. He continued his Catholic education at Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield, Pennsylvania, graduating in 2011. Joe would later attend West Chester University, earning his B.A. and graduating in 2015.
In his professional career, Joe has been in the insurance industry since graduating from West Chester University. Joe is licensed in both Property and Casualty Insurance as well as Life, Accident and Health in the state of Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey. He moved to the Lehigh Valley in January of 2017 and currently resides in Bethlehem Township. Since his move, Joe has worked at Valor, primarily as the Client Experience Advocate and Manager for Valor Insurance. While having a variety of different responsibilities, Joe handles the Valor Insurance service phone line, the primary point of contact for all your insurance service related needs or questions. He serves our client’s as your in-office advocate to the insurance companies. His past endeavors and positions have allowed him to gain knowledge and experience necessary to provide complete customer satisfaction.
Having a job since the age of 16, Joe had worked part time through high school and college, both in the food industry and as a contract painter. He played a variety of sports, all his life, but his true sport was always hockey. Joe is an avid Philadelphia Sports fan, proudly representing the colors for his Phillies, Sixers, Eagles and Flyers. Growing up twenty minutes away from the sports complexes in South Philadelphia, Joe was able to attend multiple games throughout his life. Whenever the opportunity arises, he enjoys catching a game with his family and friends either on TV or at the stadiums. In his leisure time, Joe enjoys watching both Hulu and Netflix series', listening to his vinyl records, and reading his favorite epic series, A Song of Ice and Fire. Joe remains physically active in sports and exercise, whether it be playing pickup hockey or his weekly gym schedule.