Joseph Dahlbacka brings a wealth of leadership experience to Children’s Network of Hillsborough. He spent 13 years working for the Department of Defense, serving eight years active duty with the U.S Air Force, and five years as a contractor for different branches. During his time with the DOD, he led teams in complex training tasks that involved over one hundred personnel, created and managed contract budgets, and audited contract performance. Joseph entered the child welfare field in July 2022, when he joined CNHC as a Financial Analyst. Before transitioning to his current role as Director of Finance, his work at CNHC involved analyzing the finances of subcontracted services and ensuring financial accuracy.
Joseph earned a BA in Sustainable Business Management from Ashford University in 2017 and an MBA with a focus in Data Analytics from St. Leo in 2019.