Spotlight on Success

Join us in saluting these employees on their promotions and achievements while providing you safe, reliable, award-winning utility services.

Gary Thompson
Senior Treatment Plant Operator

Gary Thompson of the P.O. Hoffer Water Treatment Facility has been named the North Carolina Waterworks Operators Association (NCWOA) 2021 A-Surface Operator of the Year.  He joined PWC in 1995 and has been in the water industry for over 25 years.

DeQuante Moore
Treatment Plant Operator

DeQuante Moore has been named the North Carolina Waterworks Operators Association (NCWOA) 2021 C-Surface Operator of the Year.  He has been with PWC’s Glenville Lake Water Treatment Facility since 2020.

Wesley Jacobs
Principal Engineer

In March 2022, Wesley Jacobs was promoted from Electrical Engineering Senior Engineer to Principal Engineer.  Jacobs joined PWC in 2005 as a Utility Worker in the Water Resources Construction Department.

Jewell Chambers
Technical Resources Supervisor

In March 2022, Jewell Chambers was promoted from Electrical Engineering Senior GIS Technician to Technical Resources Supervisor.  Chambers joined PWC in 1999 as a Drafting Technician.

Jason Green
W/R Treatment Facilities Manager

On Nov. 1, 2021, Jason Green began serving a three-year term on the Sustainable Sandhills Community Advisory Group on Emerging Contaminants.  He also received the N.C. Waterworks Operators Association Southeastern Section’s Tom Flowers Award in November 2021. This award recognizes his contributions to the Southeastern Section over the last year. Green was promoted to Water Resources Treatment Facilities Manager in July 2021.

Rhonda Locklear
Water Resources Environmental & Compliance Manager

Rhonda Locklear was appointed to the N.C. Water Quality Association Board of Directors in December 2021.

Olivia Hall
Organizational Development Manager

Olivia Hall joined PWC as Organizational Development Manager in December 2021.





David Deschamps
Engineering Manager-Electric Systems

David Deschamps was promoted from Electrical Engineering Principal Engineer to Engineering Manager-Electric Systems in December 2021.

Thomas Covington
Electrical Engineering Senior Engineer

Thomas Covington passed the Professional Engineer (PE) Exam in November 2021.

Steve Collins
Electrical Engineering GIS Technician

Steve Collins earned his recertification as a Geospatial Information Systems Professional (GISP) in November 2021.

Dustin Doty
Sr. Staff Counsel

Dustin Doty was promoted from Staff Counsel to Sr. Staff Counsel in October 2021.  He joined PWC as Staff Counsel in April 2021.

Reggie Abbott
Real Estate and Right-of-Way Manager

Reggie Abbott was promoted from Right-of-Way Agent to Real Estate and Right-of-Way Manager in October 2021.

Jenna Riglick
Budget Manager

Jenna Riglick was promoted from Finance & Accounting Analyst to Budget Manager in October 2021.

Wayne Egan
W/R Facility Operations Manager

Wayne Egan was promoted from W/R Treatment Plant Operator to W/R Facility Operations Supervisor in October 2021.


Candice Kirtz
Director of Supply Chain

Candice Kirtz joined PWC as Director of Supply Chain in October 2021.


Lisa Barbee
Financial Rates Manager

Lisa Barbee was promoted from Financial Rates Analyst to Financial Rates Manager in September 2021.


Raymond Hast
Fleet Management HD Auto Tech

Raymond Hast earned his Double MASTER ASE Certification in Medium/Heavy Vehicle Tech Master and Master Automobile Tech in July 2021.


Jordan Clabo
Environmental System Protection Specialist

Jordan Clabo earned his Cross Connection Control ORC Certification in July 2021.

Mark Brown
Chief Customer Officer

Mark Brown was promoted to the newly created position of Chief Customer Officer in July 2021. Brown joined PWC as the Senior Customer Programs Officer in January 2013.

Susan Fritzen
Chief Administrative Officer

Susan Fritzen was promoted to the newly created position of Chief Administrative Officer in July 2021. Fritzen joined PWC as the Special Projects Manager in August 2008.

Jim Scaccia
Fleet Manager

James (Jim) Scaccia was promoted to Fleet Manager in June 2021. Scaccia joined PWC as Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in January 2018.

Jason Campbell
Safety Specialist

Jason Campbell earned his 4th Manager Environmental Safety Health Certificate from the partnership of N.C. State, N.C. Department of Labor, and the National Security Council in May 2021.

Rhonda Graham

Rhonda Graham was promoted to Controller in April 2021. Graham joined PWC in 2017 and previously served as the Budget Manager.

Adrian Furr
Rockfish Creek Water Reclamation Facility Operator

Adrian Furr obtained his Grade II Biological Water Pollution Control System Operator Certification in March 2021.

Nikole Bohannon
Procurement Advisor

Nikole Bohannon received her Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer Certification in March 2021

Dan Kai
Information Technology Sr. Systems Administrator

Dan Kai received his Secured MCSA Certificate and MCSE Certificate in January 2021.

David Faircloth
Water Resources Treat Plant Operator

David Faircloth has been named the North Carolina Waterworks Operators Association's (NCWOA) 2020 A-Surface Operator of the Year. Faircloth joined PWC in 2014 and has earned several certifications, including A-Surface and Grade II Physical/Chemical.

Jacqueline Montero

Jacqueline (Jackie) Montero has been featured in the American Public Power Association (APPA) "Women in Public Power Blaze a Path for Others to Join High Voltage Trades, Line Work," article published March 2021.

Martin Cunningham
Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Martin Cunningham has been promoted to Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Supervisor. Cunningham previously served as a Revenue Accounting Analyst and has been with PWC since 1995.

Sharon Carvin
Customer Service Supervisor

Sharon Carvin has earned certification from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for completing the Customer Service Management Program. Carvin has over 24 years of service with PWC.

Marcus McLaurin
Customer Service Supervisor

Marcus McLaurin has been promoted to Customer Service Supervisor. McLaurin joined PWC in 2016 and replaces Kim Wright, who was promoted to Customer Service Manager.

Kimberly Wright
Customer Service Manager

Kimberly Wright has been promoted to Customer Service Manager. Wright has been with PWC since 2011 and replaces Jane Arnett, who retired with nearly 30 years of PWC service.

James Williams, Jr.
IT Support Supervisor

James Williams, Jr. has been promoted to IT Support Supervisor. Williams joined PWC in 2019 as an IT System Administrator.

Kevin Howell
Facilities Construction Maintenance Manager

Kevin Howell, who joined PWC in 2016, has been promoted to  Facilities Construction & Maintenance Manager. Howell replaces Charles Johnson, who retired with 8 years of PWC service.

Misty Manning
Water Resources Engineering Manager

Misty Manning has been promoted to Water Resources Engineering Manager. Manning joined PWC in 2011 as an Engineer and replaces Joe Glass, who retired with 19 years of PWC service.

Elaina Ball
Chief Executive Officer & General Manager

Elaina Ball was named PWC's CEO/GM in December 2020. Ball replaced David Trego who retired with 11 years of PWC service.