Joseph A. Martore
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Risk Management Committee
Joe Martore serves as CALIBRE’s Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Board of Directors. He has held these positions since 2010, and is responsible for setting and overseeing CALIBRE’s strategic direction; establishing corporate policies; communicating with shareholders, the Board of Directors, and the public; assessing and managing corporate risks; and overseeing the Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
Under Mr. Martore’s leadership, CALIBRE was named Small Business Mentor / Partner of the Year by the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) and recognized as a Tech 100 company by the Northern Virginia Technology Council in 2018; named Government Contractor of the Year ($75M - $300M category) in 2012 and 2015; recognized by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce as the Outstanding Veteran and Military Advocate in 2016; named Impactful Government Contractor by RecognizeDC in 2017; recognized by the American Society of Military Comptrollers as the Distinguished Corporate Member of the Year in 2015; selected by the Washington Post as one of the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area in 2014 and 2016; named by Virginia Business as one of the ten best large employers in Virginia in 2013 and 2014; and three times selected by Fortune Magazine as one of the 25 Best Medium Companies to Work for in America. Mr. Martore was named Greater Washington Government Contractor Executive of the Year ($75M - $300M category) in 2013 and 2017.
Mr. Martore joined CALIBRE in March 2004 as part of its acquisition of Strategic Management Initiatives, Inc. (SMI), which he co-founded and served as President & CEO. SMI was twice included in the Inc. 500 list as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America. Mr. Martore was also a Principal founder and President of Management Strategies, Inc., and was a Senior Vice President of the publicly traded Tenera Corporation, serving as the Chief Operating Officer of its Government Services subsidiary. Prior to these executive positions, he served at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Mr. Martore is a member of the MIT Corporation Development Committee and the External Advisory Board of the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, through which he has endowed a teaching award and a humanitarian logistics fund. He serves on the Boards of Directors for Easter Seals DC MD VA; the Professional Services Council (PSC); the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce; the Northern Virginia Technology Council; and the Laurel Grove School Museum Association. Mr. Martore is also a member of the George Mason University School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council. In 2014, the Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C., an Italian-American civic organization, named Mr. Martore its Man of the Year for his longstanding commitment to supporting children and adults with special needs. He is an invited guest lecturer at the George Mason Graduate School of Business and the Veteran Institute for Procurement.
Mr. Martore received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from the George Washington University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer.
Mr. Martore and his wife, Gracia, have two children.