Recognized as a “Long Island Icon” and a leading authority on negotiation, Joe Campolo is the person that the who’s-who of Long Island business call for honest, effective guidance on their most critical issues. His entrepreneurial drive – coupled with a work ethic shaped by his service as a U.S. Marine – has earned him a reputation as the person to go to when things need to get done.
Joe has advised some of the most prominent business people, companies, and nonprofit organizations in the region on a variety of critical matters, including leadership development, crafting communications and press campaigns, navigating crises, and devising effective strategies for businesses looking to move to the next level.
A member of the prestigious Long Island Business Hall of Fame, Joe serves as the Managing Partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, a premier law firm with offices across Long Island recently recognized as a Top Trusted Corporate Law Firm in America by Forbes. He is described by the press as “fearless” and is routinely retained as a lawyer and business advisor in “bet the company” matters by companies large and small.
A lifelong Long Islander, philanthropist, and business leader, Joe has spearheaded some of the most important initiatives in recent years to grow the regional economy. As Chairman of HIA-LI, Long Island’s most recognized business advocacy organization, he has been the driving force behind the detailed study of the economic impact of the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge, the largest industrial park in the nation after Silicon Valley, and has attracted significant public and private dollars to support this critical economic engine. He has also facilitated partnerships among the region’s power players to boost the economy and promote innovation.
Joe is a published author on negotiation and business development and pens a popular blog, Off the Record, where he connects with the business community by sharing his refreshingly honest views on current events, important social issues, and deeply personal topics.