Kampou Sophabmisay

Director of Diversity

Kampou Sophabmisay

Kampou Sophabmisay, who joined Dakkota in 2018, is committed to improving people’s lives by supporting initiatives that create jobs and offer educational opportunities in underrepresented communities.

As Dakkota’s director of diversity and member of the leadership team, Kampou is charged with developing programs, policies and community partnerships that advance the organization’s cultural, gender and cognitive inclusion strategies across all departments and levels.

Before joining Dakkota, Kampou, a native of Laos in southeast Asia, served as director of sales and marketing for tier-one auto supplier Detroit Manufacturing Systems, where he was part of the launch team that created 1,000 jobs in the first 36 months of operation.

A Hartland, Mich., resident who has earned certifications in auto-body painting and welding, Kampou holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in finance and accounting from Cleary University and Hammel College.