Joe Parker grew up in Michigan, where he met and married his wife of 41 years. He has two daughters, two son-in- laws and five grandkids. He has spent the majority of his life working hard as an entrepreneur. Joe has started ample businesses, accepted several awards and mentored numerous individuals. His most notable award was the 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year, Michigan Great Lakes Region, Ernst & Young Award.
Joe’s career got its kickstart when he started his first company, C&B Machinery. Since then, he has added many others to his list, though he has always dreamed of owning an upscale bar. That dream came true with 2FOG's Pub, which opened in March 2015. Joe and his wife Becky are often found helping behind the bar, clearing tables or visiting with guests.