Joseph Groh

Joseph Groh
Joseph Groh
From Two Wheels to Four
This book chronicles one family’s story about learning to prevail in times of extreme difficulty, vowing to never look back, never give up and remain positive. Based upon real-life events, this book talks about how overcoming obstacles is a function of your life experiences, your support network and your faith. The story follows the authors life from childhood through the point of a major life altering accident. It concludes with how this leads the family to look outward in order to inspire hope among those living with permanent and life altering disabilities.

Fairview, Texas USA
Joseph Groh was employed in the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) industry for 35 years before being rendered a C3/C4 quadriplegic (paralyzed below the shoulders) following a bicycle accident in 2008. Over the years Joe was a sales and marketing executive with Lennox Industries, Excelsior Manufacturing and Titus. At the time of his injury, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for PCI Inc., a manufacturer of louvers, fire/smoke/air control dampers, acoustical and architectural products. These various industry appointments took Joe and his family from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio, Charlotte North Carolina and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.

Following his accident Joe endeavored to give back to an industry that has been so prolific in the life of his family. His grandfather, great uncle, father, uncle, aunt, cousin, sister, brother and two sons have all made/are making their living in the construction trades industry. That led Joe to start the Joseph Groh foundation in 2009, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to those with a connection to the construction trades industry who are living with a life altering disability. For more information visit http://www.josephgrohfoundation.org/.

Joe and his wife Sue live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and have three children, Steve, Eric and Christie.

Inspiring Hope

This inspirational presentation will touch the hearts of your audience and share with them the keys to overcoming the kinds of obstacles we are all likely to face in life. This is based on the experiences of Joseph Groh, a son of the construction trades who became a quadriplegic and went on to start The Joseph Groh Foundation. To date, this foundation has helped dozens of people living with life altering disabilities become more independent by providing them transportation, accessibility and assistive technology solutions.

never look back never give up remain positive

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