People: Middlesex Water Co (MSEX.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dennis Doll

56 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

A. Bruce O'Connor

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Gerard Esposito

63 2015 Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority

Richard Risoldi

58 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President - Operations

Jay Kooper

42 2014 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Lorrie Ginegaw

39 2012 Vice President - Human Resources

Bernadette Sohler

54 2007 Vice President - Corporate Affairs

Jeffries Shein

75 2010 Lead Independent Director

James Cosgrove

51 2010 Independent Director

Steven Klein

49 2009 Independent Director

Amy Mansue

50 2010 Independent Director

John Middleton

70 1999 Independent Director

Walter Reinhard

69 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dennis Doll

Mr. Dennis W. Doll is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Middlesex Water Company. In May 2010, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Middlesex. Mr. Doll joined Middlesex Water as Executive Vice President in November 2004. He has more than 30 years of experience in both regulated and non-regulated water utility management. He is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.A. degree in Accounting and Economics from Upsala College. Mr. Doll serves as a volunteer Director on non-profit Boards including the New Jersey Utilities Association and the National Association of Water Companies, past President. He also serves as Treasurer and a member of the executive committees on the Boards of both the Water Research Foundation and Raritan Bay Medical Center, and has various Board Committee leadership roles in these organizations. The Board considered Mr. Doll’s experience within the Company, his leadership in the utilities industry, his diverse management background in matters related to water and wastewater utilities, contract operations and capital management and determined that his service and leadership are beneficial to the Company’s Board of Directors.

A. Bruce O'Connor

Mr. A. Bruce O'Connor is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Middlesex Water Company. Mr. O’Connor, a Certified Public Accountant, joined the Company in 1990 and was named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1996 and Treasurer in 2014. He is Treasurer and a Director of Tidewater, USA, White Marsh and TESI. He is Vice President, Treasurer and a Director of Pinelands Water, USA-PA, Pinelands Wastewater and Twin Lakes.

Gerard Esposito

Mr. Gerard L. Esposito is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Delaware Solid Waste Authority of the Company. He was President of Tidewater Utilities, Inc., a subsidiary Company of Middlesex Water Company. Mr. Esposito joined Tidewater in 1998 as Executive Vice President. He was elected President of Tidewater and White Marsh in 2003 and elected President of TESI in January 2005. Prior to joining the Company he worked in various executive positions for Delaware environmental protection and water quality governmental agencies. He is a Director of Tidewater, TESI, and White Marsh. Mr. Esposito is a volunteer Director on a number of Delaware non-profit, government, and professional Boards, including the Delaware Solid Waste Authority, Port of Wilmington, Delaware Workforce Investment Board, and the University of Delaware Sea Grant Advisory Council, which he chairs.

Richard Risoldi

Mr. Richard M. Risoldi is Chief Operating Officer, Vice President - Operations of Middlesex Water Company. He joined the Company in 1989 as Director of Production. He was appointed Assistant Vice President of Operations in 2003. He was named Vice President-Subsidiary Operations in May 2004. In January 2010, he was named Vice President – Operations and Chief Operating Officer. He is a Director of Tidewater, White Marsh and TESI. He also serves as a Director and President of Pinelands Water, USA, USA-PA, Pinelands Wastewater and Twin Lakes.

Jay Kooper

Mr. Jay L. Kooper has been appointed as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Middlesex Water Company effective March 17, 2014. Mr. Kooper joined the Company in March 2014 as Vice President and General Counsel and serves as Secretary for the Company and all subsidiaries. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kooper held various positions in private and public entities as well as in private law practice, representing electric, gas, water, wastewater, telephone and cable companies as well as municipalities and private clients before 15 state public utility commissions and legislatures, federal agencies and federal and state appellate courts. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and currently serves as Assistant Secretary of its’ Public Utility Law Section.

Lorrie Ginegaw

Ms. Lorrie B. Ginegaw is Vice President - Human Resources of Middlesex Water Company, since March 2012. Ms. Ginegaw joined Tidewater in 2004. In September 2005, Ms. Ginegaw was promoted to Human Resources Manager. In May 2007, Ms. Ginegaw was promoted to Director of Human Resources for Middlesex. In March 2012, Ms. Ginegaw was named Vice President-Human Resources. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Ginegaw worked in various human resources positions in the healthcare and transportation/logistics industries. She is the Chair of the New Jersey Utilities Association’s Human Resources Committee and a member of the Middlesex County, New Jersey Workforce Investment Board.

Bernadette Sohler

Ms. Bernadette M. Sohler is Vice President - Corporate Affairs of Middlesex Water Company, since March 2007. Ms. Sohler joined the Company in 1994, was named Director of Communications in 2003 and promoted to Vice President-Corporate Affairs in March 2007. She also serves as Vice President of USA. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Sohler held marketing and public relations management positions in the financial services industry. Ms. Sohler serves as a volunteer director on several non-profit Boards including the National Association of Water Companies and is the Chair of the New Jersey Utilities Association’s Communications Committee.

Jeffries Shein

Mr. Jeffries Shein is Lead Independent Director of Middlesex Water Company. Mr. Shein is managing partner, JGT Management Company, LLC, a management and investment firm since 2003. He was formerly a Partner of Jacobsen, Goldfarb and Tanzman Associates, one of the largest industrial and commercial real estate brokerage firms in New Jersey. Mr. Shein serves on the Board of Directors of Provident Bank and was a director of its predecessor, First Savings Bank. Mr. Shein has served on boards and committees of numerous community, non-profit and professional organizations. Mr. Shein is a member of the Society of Office and Industrial Realtors. He received a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University. The Board views Mr. Shein’s real estate investment and business background, his long-standing service to the Company, his leadership in the community and his experience in financial matters as beneficial to the Company’s Board of Directors.

James Cosgrove

Mr. James F. Cosgrove, Jr., P.E. is an Independent Director of Middlesex Water Company. Mr. Cosgrove is Vice President and Principal of Kleinfelder, a firm offering consulting in architecture, civil and structural engineering, construction management, environmental analysis, remediation, and natural resources management throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia. A Professional Engineer licensed in the State of New Jersey, Mr. Cosgrove has over 25 years’ experience in the field of environmental engineering and science with extensive background in water quality monitoring and modeling. Prior to his current position, Mr. Cosgrove was Principal and Founder of Omni Environmental LLC, an environmental consulting firm based in Princeton, NJ. Mr. Cosgrove’s professional affiliations include the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Water Resources Association, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the Water Environment Federation, among others. He served as a director of the Association of Environmental Authorities from 2005-2011 and currently serves on the New Jersey Clean Water Council. Mr. Cosgrove received a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Lafayette College and earned his M.E. in Environmental and Water Resource Systems Engineering from Cornell University. The Board considered Mr. Cosgrove’s engineering background and extensive experience in water and wastewater systems management and determined that his continued service is beneficial to the Company’s Board of Directors.

Steven Klein

Mr. Steven M. Klein, CPA, is an Independent Director of Middlesex Water Company. Mr. Klein serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Northfield Bancorp, Inc. and its subsidiary, Northfield Bank, with overall responsibility for activities of these entities. He joined Northfield Bancorp, Inc. in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer and was named Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Upon being named in January 2013 to President, Mr. Klein relinquished his role as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Klein’s background includes serving as an audit partner with the international accounting and auditing firm KPMG LLP. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a member of the New Jersey Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Montclair State University. The Board considered Mr. Klein’s financial and auditing experience as well as his active involvement in industry matters and determined that his continued service is beneficial to the Company’s Board of Directors.

Amy Mansue

Ms. Amy B. Mansue is an Independent Director of Middlesex Water Company. Ms. Mansue is President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital, the largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the country, where she leads a skilled team of clinicians and therapists providing specialized care for children. An affiliate member of the Robert Wood Johnson Health System, Children’s Specialized Hospital operates eleven sites throughout New Jersey. Ms. Mansue’s background includes serving as a staff member on healthcare policy for former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio; serving as a Deputy Commissioner in the New Jersey Department of Human Services and as Deputy Chief of Staff to former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey. Ms. Mansue serves as First Vice Chair of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of the Children’s Hospital Association, and is a member of the Board of the New Brunswick Development Corporation. Ms. Mansue holds a Bachelor ’s degree in social welfare and a Master ’s degree in social work, planning and management from the University of Alabama. The Board believes that Ms. Mansue’s organizational leadership experience and broad perspective on strategic and operating issues, her background in the public sector and her extensive public policy experience is beneficial to the Company’s Board of Directors.

John Middleton

Dr. John R. Middleton, M.D. is an Independent Director of Middlesex Water Company., since 1999. Dr. Middleton is currently engaged in private practice with ID Care, New Jersey’s largest network of Infectious Disease Specialists providing comprehensive specialized consultations, care and education for patients with complex infectious diseases. He is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He formerly served as Chair, Department of Medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center (Perth Amboy and Old Bridge (NJ) Divisions) from 1978 -2007, and was also Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director from 1986-2007, where he also served on the Board of Directors.Dr. Middleton served as a major in the U.S. Air Force, and received a B.S. in Biology from the College of Holy Cross; Doctor of Medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and a certificate of Medical Humanities from Drew University. He is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Subspecialty Board of Infectious Diseases, and is a Master of the American College of Physicians where he served as its Governor from 1987-1992.

Walter Reinhard

Mr. Walter G. Reinhard, Esq., is an Independent Director of Middlesex Water Company. Mr. Reinhard retired from his status as partner of the law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. on December 31, 2014. Effective January 1, 2015, Mr. Reinhard commenced service as “Of Counsel” to Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. Mr. Reinhard has been with the firm since 1984 and practiced administrative, environmental and regulatory law involving public utilities. He brings over 40 years of law experience to the Board including expertise in handling regulatory matters before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Mr. Reinhard’s professional affiliations include the New Jersey State Bar Association and its Public Utility Law Section (Chair, 1988-89), the Water Utility Council of the American Water Works Association, New Jersey Chapter, and the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies. Mr. Reinhard serves as a director of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law. The Board considered Mr. Reinhard’s broad experience in utility industry law and his extensive regulatory and planning background and determined that his continued service on the Board is beneficial to the Company’s Board of Directors.

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