Littleton, CO – May 9, 2023. Joe Dames, the CEO of Sherpa 6, a rapidly growing service-disabled veteran-owned small business specializing in software development and tactical network integration, has been awarded the prestigious AFCEA 40 Under 40 Award. The award recognizes young professionals aged 40 or under who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, innovation, and dedication to excellence in the fields of technology and engineering.
Dames leveraged his 15 years of experience as a systems engineer and integrator when he founded the company and continues to use that experience as a growth driver for Sherpa 6. He has led the company from its inception as a small startup with a few employees to a thriving enterprise with a current workforce of over 170. His commitment to innovation and excellence has propelled the company to become a trusted provider of strategic engineering and technical services to both commercial and government organizations.
In response to the award, Dames expressed his gratitude, saying, “I am deeply honored to receive the AFCEA 40 Under 40 Award and be recognized alongside other exceptional professionals in our industry. At Sherpa 6, we are committed to delivering the best possible solutions to our customers, and this award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team.”
As a defense contractor, Sherpa 6 is dedicated to safeguarding the country’s national security. The company’s mission is to disrupt the status quo by offering expert engineering and technical services to the US Government, ensuring that our military, law enforcement officials, and partner forces have the technological advantage they need to successfully carry out worldwide operations.
Dames’ recognition as one of this year’s 40 Under 40 award recipients highlights his extraordinary contributions to the engineering and technology fields and his unwavering commitment to his company’s vision of providing meaningful solutions to make America and her allies safe, resilient, and resolute.
About Sherpa 6
Sherpa 6 is a service-disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) whose mission is to take the burden off our mission critical customers by developing advanced solutions that combine technology, ingenuity, and engineering. For more information, visit www.sherpa6.com.