Dr. Joseph Thallemer graduated from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 1979. He performed his residency at a Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in Los Angeles in conjunction with the Southern California College of Optometry. He has practiced in Warsaw since 1980.
He has been involved in community and municipal service for many years, and served on the local YMCA Board of Directors and the City Council for 12 years. Joseph, the President of the Aim Medical Trust, has served as Mayor of Warsaw since 2011.
Joseph is married to Jill, and they are the parents of four grown children. He is a long-standing member of the Indiana Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.