Spotlight on Success
Join us in saluting these employees on their promotions and achievements while providing you safe, reliable, award-winning utility services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Water Resources Environmental & Compliance Manager
Rhonda Locklear was appointed to the N.C. Water Quality Association Board of Directors in December 2021.
Organizational Development Manager
Olivia Hall joined PWC as Organizational Development Manager in December 2021.
Engineering Manager-Electric Systems
David Deschamps was promoted from Electrical Engineering Principal Engineer to Engineering Manager-Electric Systems in December 2021.
Electrical Engineering Senior Engineer
Thomas Covington passed the Professional Engineer (PE) Exam in November 2021.
Electrical Engineering GIS Technician
Steve Collins earned his recertification as a Geospatial Information Systems Professional (GISP) in November 2021.
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.
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 was promoted from Finance & Accounting Analyst to Budget Manager in October 2021.
W/R Facility Operations Manager
Wayne Egan was promoted from W/R Treatment Plant Operator to W/R Facility Operations Supervisor in October 2021.
Director of Supply Chain
Candice Kirtz joined PWC as Director of Supply Chain in October 2021.
Financial Rates Manager
Lisa Barbee was promoted from Financial Rates Analyst to Financial Rates Manager in September 2021.
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.
Environmental System Protection Specialist
Jordan Clabo earned his Cross Connection Control ORC Certification in July 2021.
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.
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.
James (Jim) Scaccia was promoted to Fleet Manager in June 2021. Scaccia joined PWC as Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in January 2018.
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 was promoted to Controller in April 2021. Graham joined PWC in 2017 and previously served as the Budget Manager.
Rockfish Creek Water Reclamation Facility Operator
Adrian Furr obtained his Grade II Biological Water Pollution Control System Operator Certification in March 2021.
Nikole Bohannon received her Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer Certification in March 2021
Information Technology Sr. Systems Administrator
Dan Kai received his Secured MCSA Certificate and MCSE Certificate in January 2021.
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 (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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.