City of Jacksonville

Stephen C. Joost
At-Large, Group 3

Framed photo of Council Member Stephen Joost, At-Large Group 3.7/1/2011-6/30/2011


  • Raised and lives in Jacksonville
  • One of seven children
  • Stephen and his wife, Nicole, are the proud parents of daughter Emma and son Christopher


  • San Jose Catholic School, 1976
  • The Bolles School, 1980
  • Tulane University, Accounting, 1984

Academic Honors and Awards

  • Tulane Freshman Honor Society
  • Tulane Accounting Honor Society

City Council Honors and Awards

  • City Council President
    2011 - 2012
  • City Council Vice President
    2010 - 2011
  • Charles D. Webb Award Recipient
    2009 - 2010
    The City Council's most prestigious internal award bestowed on the Council Member that best exemplifies the extraordinary commitment to public service demonstrated by the late Charles D. Webb.


  • Florida CPA
  • Deloitte & Touch (Formerly Touche Ross & Co), 1984-1989
  • Controller, Loop Restaurants, 1990-1993
  • Vice President & Founding Member, Firehouse Subs, Inc., 1994-present

Personal Accomplishments

  • Past Chairman, Muscular Dystrophy Association Tennis Tournament
  • Past Treasurer and past Secretary, Salvation Army Advisory Board, Northeast Florida Area Command
  • Board Member, Justice Coalition
  • Board Member, Jacksonville Youth Works
  • Board Member, Junior Achievement Clay County
  • Chairman of the Pond Charity Classic