joetJoe Tassinari began with Mother Lode as General Manager from 1991-1995. He currently works as a naturalist, ropes and team building facilitator, as well as river guide. “I enjoy the high character and fun loving people that Mother Lode attracts.” Away from the river Joe’s passion is helping transform workplaces into positive and enjoyable venues. “There is no doubt that virtuous actions such as caring, kindness and acceptance lead to greater productivity and increasingly attractive places to work. Indeed, offering these virtues in service to one another is the most profound act any human can achieve.” You can check out “World Peace Through the Workplace” at