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CAPITAL REGION WATER Board of Directors selects new CEO


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CAPITAL REGION WATER Board of Directors selects new CEO

2018-07-18 Capital Region Water Board of Directors Select New CEO


HARRISBURG (July 18, 2018): Capital Region Water’s Board of Directors announced today that Mark Kropilak is the new Chief Executive Officer of Capital Region Water.


“After a comprehensive search process, Mark impressed the Board of Directors with his 30 years of experience in the water industry and understanding of complex issues facing Capital Region Water, including infrastructure investments, regulatory mandates, and utility resilience,” said Board Chairperson Marc Kurowski. “He is capable of taking these issues head-on in the most efficient manner to best serve our customers.”


Mark has served as CEO and Board Advisor to various water technology companies. He was General Counsel for a regulated water and wastewater utility where he was a thought leader on matters of growth strategy and regulatory and legislative policies. Mark has also served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at several major water companies, where he focused on infrastructure investments, operational efficiency, utility valuation, and acquisitions.


“It is an honor to be selected CEO of Capital Region Water,” said Mr. Kropilak. “I have joined a team of employees dedicated to providing high quality water, superior customer service, and operational excellence.”


Mark received his law degree from Columbia University, an EMBA from Villanova University, and a BA degree in Economics and Accounting from Saint Vincent College.


About Capital Region Water

Capital Region Water is a municipal authority providing drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater services to 120,000 residents in the City of Harrisburg and surrounding area.  Capital Region Water owns and operates its primary water source, the DeHart Reservoir, including 8,000 acres of forestland surrounding the reservoir and a drinking water treatment plant capable of treating 20 million gallons per day. Capital Region Water’s Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility is the largest wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania within the Chesapeake Bay watershed capable of treating 45 million gallons per day.


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