ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grant Evitts has accepted the position of Vice President of Operations for Missouri American Water, effective June 17. In his new role, Evitts will lead Water Quality, Field Operations, Production and Maintenance teams across the state. He will report to President Debbie Dewey.
Evitts has been an employee of American Water for 30 years, holding positions in both Illinois and Missouri. Most recently, he served as the senior director of Field Operations and Production in St. Louis, where he led more than 450 employees. Prior to that, Evitts was the senior manager of Field Operations and Production in the Southern Division of Illinois American Water.
Evitts is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Management program at Ranken Technical College in St. Louis. He has achieved certification in instrumentation and process control and industrial electricity/electronics and holds a Class C water operator’s license from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
Missouri American Water
Missouri 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 1.5 million people.
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 7,100 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to more than 14 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.