Joe Hartsel is a consultant at Studio 08 Consultants with over 40 years of experience. Throughout his career, Joe has worked in all aspects of the distribution cycle including sales, service, and management. He has also worked directly with hardware manufacturers as a sales manager, overseeing customer service, providing product upgrades, and conducting architectural consulting and specification writing. Joe’s expertise includes preparing hardware specifications, coordinating with access control specifications, and conducting life safety evaluations. He has also provided owner standard guide specifications, pre-and post-specification site surveys, and punch lists for various clients, including universities, school districts, hospitals, and municipalities.

  • Architectural Hardware Consultant (AHC)
  • Member of the Door and Hardware Institute
  • Construction Documents Technologist (CDT)