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Jo-Kell, Inc.

Although Jo-Kell is known nation-wide as having the unique expertise of supplying the Navy with the electrical equipment needed to keep the fleet afloat, we are also known for offering high tech industrial products, systems, and services. This business model is truly unique for the electrical and engineering markets. The company is owned and operated by Suzy Kelly, who has been with the company almost since the day it was founded and took the helm after the retirement of the founder. She and her husband, Marty, have taken this small business from a simple wholesale operation to a world class engineering and distribution company. The business has a unique corporate culture where employees are truly valued. If someone in the company is in need, the team rallies to support that employee. The same is true in the community at large. Where there is a need, Jo-Kell is there to help. We especially support our first responders, active military personnel, veterans, the hungry, and the disabled.... Read more


To be a recognized center of excellence by providing best-in-class electrical solutions in an environment of collaboration while actively engaging with our local communities.... Read more


To provide safe, reliable, state-of-the-art products, systems, and services with superior customer service by qualified employees in order to meet the dynamic needs of the military, commercial marine and industrial community.... Read more

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Jo-Kell’s executive leadership, driven by their faith, have developed a unique corporate culture that focuses on employee success. Jo-Kell has developed a corporate culture that is professional, friendly, giving and fun. This environment inspires employees to achieve their maximum potential in their work and in their world.

Within a few minutes of being at our office, our friendliness is readily apparent – everybody passing by will say “hello,” or “good morning/afternoon.” Passersby will always offer waiting guests a hot cup of fresh coffee or a cold water. With the friendliness of our team, it’s not unusual for a visitor to Jo-Kell to ask if there are any employment openings.

Jo-Kell’s executive leadership team is creative in the partnerships and programs they embrace in the community. Jo-Kell has consistently donated nearly three-tons of food to the food bank in its annual food drive. In addition, Jo-Kell CEO Suzy Kelly founded the Chesapeake “Can Do” Food Drive initiative, a way for businesses to develop successful food drives. Jo-Kell has annual employee appreciation events focused on charitable initiatives. In addition to the food drive, employees enthusiastically support St. Mary’s Home with monetary donations, matched by the company. The spirit of giving is contagious. Her team of employees embarks on many community initiatives throughout the year including the Polar Plunge, “Cooking for Cops”, Stand Up For Kids monthly meals, Honor and Remember and many more.
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Our sense of commitment and belonging to our co-workers and to our community-at-large. It is our primary focus to contribute to those in need, those less fortunate, and those who risk their lives for our freedom and security.


Chesapeake, VA


85 US Employees


Electrical Equipment, Appliances, & Components

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