(GREENWOOD, IND., -- NOVEMBER 4, 2019) – Indiana American Water today announced it has hired Justin Schneider to serve as the company’s director of consumer affairs.
Schneider brings more than 14 years of experience to his new position. Prior to joining Indiana American Water, he served as director of state government relations for Indiana Farm Bureau. His professional experience also includes serving as a judicial law clerk at the Indiana Court of Appeals.
Schneider has also served as president of the American Agricultural Law Association and held various leadership positions with the Indiana State Bar Association. The Indiana Water Resources Association earlier this year recognized him with an Outstanding Achievement Award for leadership and legislative support of recent water resource efforts in Indiana.
“Schneider’s experience will help us as we further develop and implement our engagement activities with communities and consumers to support our growth strategies and economic development initiatives,” said Indiana American Water President Matt Prine. “His background includes extensive experience advocating at the Indiana Legislature on a number of issues, including those dealing with water quality and infrastructure investment.
“The water and wastewater industry is facing a number of challenges and opportunities, including the need to replace aging infrastructure that, in many cases, is nearing the end of its useful life,” Prine continued. “I look forward to working with Justin to help us address these challenges and to ensure we continue to serve the best interests of our customers.”
Schneider earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. and a Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Ind. He is also a graduate of the Indiana Agricultural Leadership program.
About American Water
Indiana 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 more than 1.3 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. 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.