Middlesex Water Co.

Middlesex Water Co.

Sector: Water Supply Region: NJ, United States

: | Nasdaq: MSEX

Incorporated as a water utility in 1897, Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX)provides a full range of regulated and non-regulated water, wastewater utility and related services in parts of New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.  Middlesex Water engages in collecting, treating, distributing and selling water for domestic, commercial, municipal industrial and fire protection purposes.

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Dennis W. Doll, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Doll has more than 25 years of experience in both regulated and non-regulated water utility management. He joined the Company in November 2004 as Executive Vice President and was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of Middlesex and named a Director of Middlesex effective January 1, 2006. In May 2010, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Middlesex and serves as Chairman of all subsidiary companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.A. degree in Accounting and Economics from Upsala College. Mr. Doll serves as a volunteer Director on several non-profit Boards including the New Jersey Utilities Association, the National Association of Water Companies, the Water Research Foundation and Raritan Bay Medical Center.
A. Bruce O'Connor, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. O’Connor, a Certified Public Accountant, has more than 20 years experience in corporate, public and utility accounting. He joined the Company in 1990 and was elected Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1996. He is responsible for financial reporting, customer service, rate cases, cash management and financings. Mr. O’Connor has a degree in Accounting and an M.B.A in Finance. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the NJ State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Water Companies and the New Jersey Utilities Association.
Richard M. Risoldi, Vice President Operations and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Risoldi has over 30 years experience in water and wastewater treatment, distribution and collection, water quality analysis, operations and maintenance, financial modeling and technology implementations. He joined the Company in 1989 as Director of Production and held positions of increasing responsibility before being named Vice President – Operations and Chief Operating Officer in January 2010. Mr. Risoldi oversees all departments responsible for water and wastewater treatment and production, engineering, construction, distribution, collection and information technology. He earned his B.S. Degree in Biology from Rutgers University and holds professional licenses in water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection in NJ. He is a member of the American Water Works Association National and NJ Section, the New Jersey Utilities Association and the Water Environment Federation.
Jay Kooper, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
In 2014, Mr. Kooper joined Middlesex Water Company. Mr. Kooper brings 15 years of experience representing electric, gas, water, wastewater, telephone and cable companies as well as municipalities and private clients before 15 state public utility commissions and legislatures, federal agencies and federal and state appellate courts. He most recently served as Director of Regulatory Affairs for Hess Corporation. Mr. Kooper also served as President of the Retail Energy Supply Association, a national trade association of competitive retail energy suppliers. Prior employment includes service as an associate in the Public Utilities Law Practice Group with Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. and as Energy Policy Attorney with the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

Mr. Kooper's affiliations include the New Jersey State Bar Association's Public Utility Law Section, the Energy Bar Association, and the New York City Energy Policy Task Force. He received his Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School and is a graduate of Emory University with a Political Science and History.
Bernadette Sohler, Vice President Corporate Affairs
Ms. Sohler has more than 20 years experience in providing strategic communications counsel in the utilities and financial sectors. She joined the Company in 1994, was named Director of Communications in 2003 and Vice President-Corporate Affairs in 2007. She oversees corporate communications and investor relations, customer education, government affairs and media relations, marketing, and community relations. Before joining the Company, she held marketing communications management positions in the financial services industry. Ms. Sohler has a B.A. from Seton Hall University and a M.A. in Public Communications from Fordham University. She is Chair of the New Jersey Utilities Association’s Communications Committee, a 2007 Leadership NJ Fellow, and serves in a leadership capacity on numerous industry and community boards.
Lorrie B. Ginegaw, Vice President of Human Resources
Ms. Ginegaw has more than a decade of experience in human resource management. She joined Tidewater Utilities, a Middlesex Water affiliate in 2004. In May 2007, Ms. Ginegaw was promoted to Director of Human Resources for Middlesex and effective March 1, 2012, Ms. Ginegaw was appointed Vice President-Human Resources. Ms. Ginegaw is responsible for all Human Resources throughout the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Ginegaw worked in human resources positions in the healthcare and transportation/logistics industries. She earned a B.A. from Wichita State University and a M.B.A. from Wilmington University. She serves as Chair of the New Jersey Utilities Association’s Human Resources Committee and is a member of the Middlesex County Workforce Investment Board.
Gerald L. Esposito, President, Tidewater Utilities, Inc.
Mr. Esposito has over twenty years experience in resource management planning, program administration and regulatory affairs. He joined Tidewater, a Middlesex Water affiliate, in 1998 as Executive Vice President and was elected President of Tidewater in 2003. Prior to joining the Company, he worked in various executive positions including as Director, Division of Water Resources for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Esposito holds a M.S. from the University of Delaware and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Rutgers University. He is a member of various professional organizations and serves on numerous community and economic development boards.

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