As President, Joe oversaw the merger between the Fred B. DeBra Company and Kuempel Services, Inc. in 2002 after its acquisition by EMCOR Group, Inc. He has full financial and operational responsibility for the Tri-State’s largest mechanical and electrical firm.
He monitors the company’s financial position while ensuring our teams and departments have the guidance and tools to deliver the best possible service.
Joe began his career with DeBra-Kuempel as an estimator and project manager more than 40 years ago. During the first 15 years, he directed the field technicians and office staff, training and supervising them to exceed customer expectations.
As Vice President, Joe expanded the service department and developed an industrial division as part of the ongoing business development plan. He has managed and coordinated construction and is responsible for contract negotiations.
Supporting the company-wide value that safety is job #1, Joe implemented a safety program that complies with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and the EPA’s SARA Title III.
Joe received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton, and is a member of Mechanical Contractors of America.
In his downtime, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, riding his bike and playing golf.