Joe Morales is a native East Texan. His reach goes far beyond the borders of Angelina County of which the county seat is nestled in Lufkin, Texas. Joe works toward promoting personal growth and awareness through his private practice which is based out of Lufkin. He serves children, adolescents and adults with a variety of emotional and behavioral challenges. For the past seventeen years Joe has associated himself with the Burke Center of East Texas which serves a twelve county area. He has recently expanded his entrepreneurial vision and partnered with the Ambit Energy Corporation based out of Dallas, Texas. Through Ambit Energy, Joe provides leadership and financial growth opportunities to everyday people. Mr. Morales comes from a family of entrepreneurs and is associated with Casa Morales Restaurants in Lufkin and Redland, Texas. Casa Morales INC will be celebrating 40 years in 2014. Mr. Morales devotes his leisure time toward ministry in the form of song and belongs to the One Voice Music Ministry based out of St. Patrick Church in Lufkin, Texas. Currently Joe serves on various boards such as The United Way, The Joseph House, and Casa Morales INC. Joe previously served on the CASA of Angelina County Board and firmly believes in Big Voices for little Texans.
Joe Morales is the son of entrepreneurs who overcame many challenges in life. He lives by his father’s creed: “tell me who you associate yourself with and I will tell you who you are.” Joe’s work ethic is driven by his mother’s words: “when everything in life crumbles, you roll your sleeves and get to work.” Joe’s favorite quote comes from one of his favorite athletes: “I will do today what others are unwilling to do so I can do tomorrow what others can’t,” Jerry Rice. Thankful for the opportunity to help others, Joe is open about his own personal experiences. He is willing to share an eventful upbringing so that others may benefit from the life challenges we each face and overcome. His mission is to help other achieve their maximum potential and reach for their dreams. Life is a series of road blocks navigated by an up to date map and driven by a self-aware, motivated, goal oriented fellow traveler.
Joe Morales is husband to Amanda Sue Morales and is father to Emily Sheffield and Olivia Rose Morales.