Ronkonkoma, NY – Joe Campolo, Managing Partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP and a recognized advocate for Long Island and the business community, has been elected Chairperson of the HIA-LI Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018. As Chairperson, Campolo will continue to spearhead HIA-LI’s efforts to promote and attract investment in the Hauppauge Industrial Park, one of the largest industrial parks in the United States and a major economic driver of the regional economy. He will also focus on adding value for HIA-LI’s tens of thousands of members and attracting a new generation of business professionals to the organization.

Under Campolo’s leadership, CMM, a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, has grown from two lawyers to a robust and highly respected team of over 30 lawyers servicing clients in a wide range of practice areas, and continues to grow. Campolo also serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Protegrity Advisors, a leading mergers & acquisitions and business valuation firm.

In addition to his professional roles and work with HIA-LI, Campolo is deeply involved in the community, serving on many national and local boards. He served honorably in the United States Marine Corps and is a graduate of Stony Brook University and Fordham University School of Law. An Executive Producer of Tribute, an award-winning short film, Campolo is also a published author on negotiation and business development topics. He pens a popular weekly blog, Off the Record, where he connects with the business community by sharing his refreshingly honest views on current events, critical social issues, and personal topics, which can be accessed at www.joecampolo.com.

“I look forward to building upon the incredible work of HIA-LI in growing our economy and attracting public and private investment into the crown jewel of our region – the Hauppauge Industrial Park,” Campolo said of his election.

“Joe has been a very valued HIA-LI Board and Executive Committee member for several years bringing his business expertise to our members. As Board Chair we look forward to working with him to continue to advocate for the Long Island business community,” stated Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA-LI President/CEO.

About CMM
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP is a premier law firm with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton. Over the past generation, CMM attorneys have played a central role in the most critical legal issues and transactions affecting Long Island. The firm has earned the prestigious HIA-LI Business Achievement Award and LIBN Corporate Citizenship Award, a spot on the U.S. News & World Report list of Best Law Firms, and the coveted title of Best Law Firm on Long Island. Learn more at www.cmmllp.com.

About HIA-LI
For over 30 years, HIA-LI has been one of the recognized voices for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. HIA-LI is headquartered in and supports the Hauppauge Industrial Park, one of the largest industrial parks in the United States and a major economic driver for the region. Learn more at http://hia-li.org/.