Inducted in 2001
Bob was inducted into the SHSAA Hall of Fame in 2001.
Bob Campos was the President of Campos Construction until retiring last year. He is now serving as Community Liaison and Safety Manager for Jacobs Facilities, Inc. and is overseeing their work on several schools under the Omaha Public Schools bond issue renovation plan.
Bob left SHS at the age of 15 when he lied about his age to get in the United States Coast Guard in 1954. He spent almost 20 years in the construction trades learning the business before starting Campos Construction with $500 and a dream. Today, it is one of the nation's leading minority-owned businesses and one of Omaha's Fastest Growing Companies. Mr. Campos has led his company through the renovation of such National Landmarks as the homes of Presidents Harry Truman, Herbert Hoover and Abraham Lincoln and the construction of the Gerald R. Ford Conservation Center in Omaha.
Mr. Campos is the recipient of many prestigious awards for his community and charitable work including The University of Nebraska at Omaha Order of the Tower and the Omaha Education Association School Bell Award. He has served as a Director of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of the Midlands, the Omaha Community Foundation, the Omaha Police Foundation and the Boy Scouts of America.