The PSPE State Engineer of the Year Award publicly recognizes outstanding engineers based on criteria including professional achievements, civic, political, engineering and educational contributions. The Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers is proud to award Kevin T. Campbell PSPE 2016 Engineer of the Year.
Kevin T. Campbell, PE, LEED AP, is president and chief operating officer of Barry Isett & Associates, a multi-discipline engineering firm headquartered in Allentown, PA.
The immediate Past President of the LV-PSPE, he has coordinated the Lehigh Valley MathCounts since 2010 and was the co-coordinator of the 2016 statewide competition. He will be the coordinator for the 2017 and 2018 events.
He was elected to the Lehigh Valley board of directors in 2008 and quickly rose through the offices of vice president, president, and past president. He also chaired the program committee; during that time the chapter received PSPE’s Outstanding Program Award. Named the chapter’s Engineer of the Year in 2016, Kevin earlier received the Truman Yeager Award in recognition of his service to the chapter.
Kevin joined Barry Isett & Associates, Inc. in September, 2005 as a staff management analyst – bringing with him twenty years of leadership knowledge and technical experience that would serve to improve the company’s work efficiency and resource coordination in the decade to come. He was named vice-president within his first year at the company and president/chief operating officer in 2011.
Kevin’s executive management, attained from his previous employment with Agere Systems/Lucent/AT&T and Tri-Quint Optoelectronics, is backed by degrees in Metallurgical Engineering (B.S.), Electrical Engineering (M.S.), and Business Administration (MBA). This experience has provided the ideal framework for him to accelerate the company’s productivity by providing operational, fiscal, and strategical oversight – delivered with a transparent respect for the company’s most valuable resource – its people.
Kevin frequently interacts directly with the clients to ensure that projects meet expectations and quality standards. Under his guidance, the company has expanded its services and geographical reach, but always with commitment to repeat clientele.
Kevin is most proud of the fact that the company has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Lehigh Valley four years in a row. The honor is based solely on employee feedback through a survey conducted by the Morning Call Media Group and WorkplaceDynamics, LLP. The firm received special recognition for Work/Life Flexibility.
In 2015, Barry Isett and Associates was accorded the Societas Award for Responsible Corporate Conduct, presented by the Forum for Ethics in the Workplace. The annual award celebrates a company in Eastern Pennsylvania that demonstrates responsible corporate conduct in terms of legal compliance, corporate and individual accountability, commitment to stakeholders and social responsibility.
The former chair of the Lehigh Valley Steering committee of the Delaware Lehigh Valley Green Building Council, Kevin has served on the board of Lehigh Economic Assistance Program, and on the MusikFest talent selection committee and is the current treasurer of the American Wine Society – Lehigh Valley Chapter.
Kevin is the father of three children, Matthew, Lindsay and Shannon and the proud grandfather of Riley, who arrived this summer. Kevin and his wife, Michele, live in Zionsville, PA.