The Guide Dog Foundation and its sister organization, America’s VetDogs, have announced the election of Joe Campolo to serve on the executive committee of the boards of directors. The executive committee oversees each board, providing counsel and oversight to advance the organizations’ missions to provide guide and service dogs and training – free of charge – to people who are blind or have low vision, and to those who have served our country honorably. Members of the boards of directors develop strategies and policies as well as ensuring proper resources are available to carry out its mission, monitor the finances of the organizations, its programs, and performance.

Joe Campolo is the managing partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, recognized by Forbes as a Top Corporate Law Firm in America. He has spearheaded some of the most important initiatives in recent years to grow the regional economy and is the chairman of the HIA-LI board of directors. As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he is passionate about veterans and veteran’s causes. 

“Joe has played an integral role on our board and I’m thrilled to have him join our executive committee,” said John Miller, president and CEO of the Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs. “He has brought a wealth of experience and expertise in his field to our organizations and has embraced our mission to assist individuals with disabilities. With his strong background in leadership, Joe will be an asset on our executive committee as we further our missions.”

The Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs boards of directors comprise volunteer leaders from the medical, business, academic, and military and veteran communities. Members of the boards of directors set strategic direction and policy, and help raise awareness of the organizations’ services.

View Campolo’s recent discussion with Miller on “Business Unusual,” Campolo’s weekly business recovery webinar, here.