Kent, Campa and Kate Inc.


Joe Campa

Joe Campa is the Chief Executive Officer of Kent, Campa & Kate Inc. (KCK).  KCK is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business that is  focused on providing professional services to the Federal Government and employment opportunities for veterans and their family members. 

Prior to launching KCK with the former 16th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Carlton Kent and business partner, Bob Turner, Campa served as Vice President, Center for Leadership Excellence, for CACI International Inc., a $4 billion professional services and information technology (IT) company.      

Before CACI, Joe Campa served as the 11th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON).  In this role, he held responsibilities that included the leadership, development, and utilization of a 300,000-strong enlisted force.  He served as the principle advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations and Secretary of the Navy on all matters involving Navy enlisted policy. He also testified before Congress on quality of life issues affecting Sailors and their families.       

MCPON Campa was one of the first enlisted Sailors in the history of the Navy to graduate from the Naval War College where he earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies.  He is also a proud graduate of the Navy's Senior Enlisted Academy and the Army Sergeant Majors Academy.  In 2006, he was voted as one of the “Top One Hundred Hispanics in America” by Hispanic Business Magazine. Upon his departure from active duty, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal by the President of the United States for exceptionally meritorious service to the United States Government while in a “Duty of Great Responsibility.”