Joel Helm

Director of Development, Major Gifts
Joel Helm

Phone 863-874-8447

Location Florida Poly South

Office LTB-2144

Directory Office of Advancement

B.S. in Business Administration, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2004


Joel Helm joined the Florida Poly staff in July 2018 as an assistant director of development for the Polk County region. Previously, he worked in commercial real estate and wealth management for Northwestern Mutual and Lamar Advertising. Helm has lived and worked in Polk County for the past 12 years.


Awards and Honors

  • Cum Laude, Indiana Wesleyan, 2004
  • Academic All-American, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), 2003, 2004
  • All-American, Tennis, 2003, 2004


Community Involvement

  • Member Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2006-current
  • Columnist, Lakeland Ledger, Current
  • Contributor, Lakelander, 2014-18