Joe Camarota's introduction to our Industry dates to 1973 when, as an undergraduate at Upsala College, NJ, he met Frank Seninsky while working at the Student Center game room. After graduating from Upsala with BA degrees in Political Science & Psychology, he started working full time at Alpha-Omega Amusements, Inc while completing coursework for his master’s degree. He earned his M.A. in Education from Seton Hall University in 1978. Joe focused his attention on developing Alpha’s route operation. In 1983, Joe acquired interest in Alpha-Omega and was appointed Secretary/Treasurer. He currently presides over Alpha-Omega as the COO and is a consultant with Amusement Entertainment Management.
Joe has a pulse of Industry trends because of his vast experience acquired through purchasing and consulting for a wide spectrum of operators, distributors, and manufacturers throughout the world. He utilizes his thorough analytical skills in mastering and understanding our Industry. He is constantly evaluating routes, supervising equipment procurement, while being active in the development, design, and testing of new games. Arguably one of the Industry’s most knowledgeable veterans, Joe is the driving force in guiding the operations of the Alpha-Omega companies. Camarota became an active member of AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) in 2015. He was elected to their Board of Directors in 2016 and has served as its President since 2019.