Joe Martucci has over 34 years of experience in various financial organizations from small Startup companies to large Publicly Traded Companies. Joe has worked 15 years in International finance, having spent 9 years in Europe and 6 in Canada, returning to the Northern California area with Duraflame in April 2015. In the last year Joe led the company through 3 acquisitions that grew the company from 312 employees to over 600 employees. He was also responsible for all necessary due diligence for the expansion. Under Joe’s financial guidance Duraflame has grown EBITDA by 43% on an annual basis. Prior to Duraflame, Joe was instrumental in the acquisition of 4 businesses as Vice President of Finance at Avaya, Inc. Of the 4 telecommunication companies acquired by Avaya, the largest was Tenovis GMBH which had $1 billion in revenue with offices in 7 EMEA countries. He is a CPA and holds a Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University and a BS in Business Administration from California State University Fresno.