Joel Hagy, ‘83, son of former Huron teacher and coach Jess Hagy, is a retired colonel from the US Army, having served in various posts throughout the US, Europe, and the Middle East for 36 years.


During his career, he was assigned as a Team Commander in Iraq, a Task Force Commander in Afghanistan, and a senior military liaison to the US Embassies in Skopje Macedonia and Belgrade Serbia.


He has also worked in senior commercial management positions in the General Electric Co. He earned a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from The US Military Academy at West Point, NY, a Master’s in Business Administration from Norwich University, and is a graduate of the Command & General Staff College.


Joel is currently the Senior Director of Cyber Security Operations at GE Healthcare. He lives in Huron with his wife Jenny, and they have two children currently enrolled in the Huron City School system.