WOODRIDGE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jen Thornburg has been named Senior Manager of Field Operations and Production for Illinois American Water’s Chicago Metro District, effective June 25, 2018.
Thornburg comes to Illinois American Water with more than 20 years of diverse experience, holding many roles with the Exelon Corporation and ComEd in the Chicago area. She has a strong utility operations background as well as experience in customer service and government relations.
“I look forward to the leadership and contributions Jen will make in this role. Her experience will help ensure continued high-quality water and wastewater service to our customers in the Chicago Metro service area,” said Mike Smyth, vice president of operations.
Thornburg holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University.
About Illinois American Water – Illinois American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.3 million people. American Water also operates a customer service center in Alton and a quality control and research laboratory in Belleville.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,900 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.