Dewain “D” Campbell joined McCarthy Cook & Co. (“MCC”) in 2016 as Director, Construction & Development. Dewain brings 30 plus years of construction and development experience as the Co-founder of Camco Construction Companies which he co-founded in 1976 with his brother in Salt Lake City, Utah. Camco’s business philosophy was, “Promise Big…Deliver Bigger,” a mantra Dewain lives by—in all things—to this day. Dewain served as President/CEO/Chairman of the Camco construction companies with offices in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Orange County, California. The Camco companies completed over $2 billion (over $10 BB, in today’s construction dollars) of quality construction projects, in the thirteen western states. Specifically including office, multi-family housing, retail, industrial, healthcare, gaming, and hospitality. After two of years of “early retirement,” Dewain was recruited to join MCC to bring new creativity, technical capability and value-add construction practices and bidding processes to MCC projects. Dewain brings 40 years of intricate construction knowledge to MCC’s construction and development management with the mantra to “make it better.”
Dewain graduated from the Harvard Owner/President Management Program at the Harvard Business School and has a B.S. in Construction Business Management from the University of California, Davis. Dewain is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, Newport Beach Little League Board of Directors, President and Past Chairman of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, Junior Achievement of Utah State Board of Directors, March of Dimes National Board Member, Pilot with the Orange County Sheriff’s Air Squadron, and member of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Board of Advisors. Dewain and his wife, Jenny are parents to seven children, and grandparents to nine. His interests include parenting and developing quality children, coaching youth baseball, flying, snowboarding, scuba diving, mountaineering, hunting, fishing, travel, mentoring youth-in-need, charitable work and fund raising for worthy causes. He maintains an FAA Pilots License with instrument and multi-engine ratings.