Joe Milla is currently the SAGE Program Coordinator at Tampa Bay’s Metro Wellness and Community Centers. Joe leads the men’s group in a variety of social, educational and cultural activities as part of SAGE Metro’s senior programs. The focus of our programs are to allow our LGBTQ+ seniors to join a community safe space and environment where they can find friendships, activities and reduce loneliness. Prior to joining SAGE Metro, Joe had a 33 year career with Verizon. He successfully led a 110 person organization that developed customer care systems user requirements, executed real-time systems testing and managed a customer support help desk. Joe currently lives in Seminole, FL with his two dogs Jack and Lola.