Joe Zirkel

Joe Zirkel

Business Consultant

Joe Zirkel serves as a business consultant for the UGA SBDC at Kennesaw State University. Joe has over 25 years of small business experience in multiple areas including accounting, manufacturing, operations, and small business lending.

He began his career as an auditor with a CPA firm in New York. After moving to Atlanta, Joe worked as VP of Operations and Finance at a small manufacturing firm and most recently worked as Vice President – Portfolio Management for a small business lender. During this time, he become a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).


  • EMBA, Kennesaw State University
  • BA (Accounting), Hofstra University


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